Chapter 8 Video Links

Figure 8.5

Dwight D. Eisenhower argues that voting for his opponent will result in “high prices.”


Figure 8.6

Ronald Reagan told a positive story about his presidency.


Figure 8.16

When depicted with the music of Psy, Zombies aren’t so scary (just stylish).


Figure 8.17

The Lion King opens with what’s commonly interpreted as African sounds and rhythms.


Figure 8.18

U2 argues against the violence in Northern Ireland through their song “Sunday, Bloody Sunday.”


Figure 8.19

Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” implicitly argues against how returning soldiers have been treated.


Figure 8.20

Lupe Fiasco’s song “Words I Never Said” (featuring Skylar Grey) makes an implicit argument through its lyrics (and the images in the music video).


Figure 8.21

The documentary The Corporation makes a very explicit argument.


Figure 8.24

This trailer remixes scenes from the comedy Dumb and Dumber to make it seem like a dramatic thriller.


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