Animal Farm Essay

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Posters were used by the government in Russian Revolution times to control civil population’s minds to create a new type of regime where everyone is equal.
With the Russian Revolution of 1917 Revolutionary propaganda posters became one of the main communication methods. First of all let’s answer the question which comes out first. What is propaganda and why is it used ? Most of us see propaganda almost every day but we are not aware of it. It’s still being used in daily life almost everywhere: on TV, in newspapers, on the internet, even on the walls. So what is it? Propaganda is a type of mass communication which tells people what to believe and snatches them of their freedom. It is a form of communication aimed towards influencing the attitude of the community toward some cause or position by presenting only one side of an argument.(Soviet Propaganda Posters)1 Propaganda statements may be partly false and partly true. Propaganda is usually repeated and dispersed over a wide variety of media in order to create the chosen result in audience attitudes. Also Propaganda can be used as a form of ideological or commercial warfare. One of the best examples for propaganda is Soviet Communism posters. Soviet posters first appeared during the Proletarian Revolution in Russia - they delivered Communist Party’s slogans to the masses and called on workers and peasants to fight for freedom and justice. Poster art was widely accessible to the masses, the images it depicted were easily understood by everyone, and a short and energetic accompanying slogan stuck in the viewers mind, as a constant call for action. In time of Civil War, propaganda posters were sent to the front lines in the same capacity as bullets and artillery shells. They were posted on walls, in cities which were under assault by the White Guard armies and foreign interventionists.

Propoganda is a way of spreading information to the civilians by TV, posters, Radio and etc. to make them believe in one common thing.
Most of the people are familiar with one of the most popular October revolution posters by Dmitriy Moor. The image of a red army soldier with black smoke coming from the factory smokestacks in the background questions civilians about their contribution to the Red Army to defend the October Revolution. During the October revolutions in Russia this poster became an iconic symbol of revolution. During the Civil War, "ROSTA Windows"– a famous project by the Russian Telegraph Agency, brought together artists who turned telegrams from Red Army soldiers into posters within hours of receiving them from the front…