Blog 3.12 - Name that Ad

Take Off The Mask

Welcome to my favorite site in the world, TV Tropes.  A trope is simply “a familiar device.”  The thing is, most familiar things don’t get recognized, which becomes a problem when you are dealing with advertisers.

This is a small research response.  Watch this commercial above, then click on the TV Tropes site and try and classify this commercial according to the given definitions.  Then write an analytical response — Rule of 3 (fact, detail, interpretation) — that integrates the details of the advertisement with the definition of the commercial.  This will require embedded citations — use them as part of your narration — and opinion (does the commercial achieve its purposes, and why?)

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