Text: Even a dog enlists. Why not you?
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Some elements of this text to consider:
- The position of the dog in the image – looking right at the viewer – reinforces the message of the ad below. The message relies on pressure / guilt to get people to enlist.
- The background shows the devastation and danger of war. This could be to highlight the bravery of the dog and to demonstrate the need for additional soldiers.
- The poster gives the location of a recruiting station.