POLITICAL CARTOONS ANALYSIS
Political cartoons are used to comment on
political, social, & economic issues.
They often…
• use humor to bring attention to an issue.
• exaggerate features of people or objects.
• use very little text.
• use symbolism (image represents an idea)

1. What event inspired the cartoon? What kind of issue is it?
2. Are there any real people or places in the cartoon? Who/where are they?
3. Are there symbols in the cartoon? What are they and what do they represent?
4. What is the cartoonist’s point of view? What message is the cartoonist trying
to send?
5. Do you agree or disagree with the cartoonist’s opinion? Why?

1. What event inspired the cartoon? What kind of issue is it?
2. Are there any real people or places in the cartoon? Who/where are they?
3. Are there symbols in the cartoon? What are they and what do they represent?
4. What is the cartoonist’s point of view? What message is the cartoonist trying
to send?
5. Do you agree or disagree with the cartoonist’s opinion? Why?

1. What event inspired the cartoon? What kind of issue is it?
2. Are there any real people or places in the cartoon? Who/where are they?
3. Are there symbols in the cartoon? What are they and what do they represent?
4. What is the cartoonist’s point of view? What message is the cartoonist trying
to send?
5. Do you agree or disagree with the cartoonist’s opinion? Why?

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