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    #1

    Exclamation Help With Ad Deconstruction Help Needed!

    I need help deconstructing this advertisement : h ttp://2.bp.blogspot.com/-2O7Bk0NhE2U/TgNB5Tf3jaI/AAAAAAAAAT0/S2IUd5uwl5A/s1600/old-spice-matterhorn-print-ad.jpg (remove space)

    I need to answer the following questions:

    1) Who is the target audience of this ad and how do you know?
    2) What message is the ad sending and how do you know?
    3) What is the ad trying to get you to believe?

    I have been trying to figure this out for hours now and I have gotten nowhere
    Help would really be appreciated, thanks!

    Oh and I'm in grade 9 just so you know.

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    #2

    Re: Help With Ad Deconstruction Help Needed!

    Sorry, ozbii. We don't do your homework.

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    #3

    Re: Help With Ad Deconstruction Help Needed!

    Well you can at least give something helpful!

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    #4

    Re: Help With Ad Deconstruction Help Needed!

    Quote Originally Posted by ozbii View Post
    Well you can at least give something helpful!
    Sorry, ozbii. We don't do your homework.

    oops. Sorry, Rover - plagiarism.

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    #5

    Re: Help With Ad Deconstruction Help Needed!

    Start with the basics - do you know what Old Spice is? What the Matterhorn is? If not, that's where you begin your research.

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    #6

    Re: Help With Ad Deconstruction Help Needed!

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post

    oops. Sorry, Rover - plagiarism.
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

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    #7

    Re: Help With Ad Deconstruction Help Needed!

    Quote Originally Posted by ozbii View Post
    Well you can at least give something helpful!
    You could at least show the results of the hours of thought you had put into it.

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