Thursday, March 5, 2009

Option 4

3 comments:

victoria, alex p, maria d said...

Maria D
Alex P
Victoria


1. List the objects or people you see in the cartoon.
Bernard Madoff, Dick Fuld, Angelo Mozillo, Joe Cassano.
2. Identify the captions and/or title.
"And the wall street oscar goes to Scumdog Billionaire. "
3. Which of the objects listed are symbols? What do they represent?
Bernard Madoff is in a hole in the ground, surrounded by money. Hes scamming people for their money,
4. List adjectives that describe the emotions portrayed in the cartoon.
Scam, betrayal, sneakiness, liar, greedy.
5. Describe the action taking place in the cartoon.
He scammed people and is buried in everyones money that he tricked them into giving him.
6. Explain the message of the cartoon. (Here is where you will need to research the news and give some background information about the topic)
He's a master mine of a fifty billion dollar Ponzi scheme. He has been called the largest white collar fraud in history.
7. What groups of people would agree/disagree with the cartoon's message? Why?
I think Companies, some of the government would agree with the message because they were the ones who were tricked into giving him money.

sam ,karli, tom said...

1.Money, dirt, and Bernard Madoff.
2. Scumdog Billionaire and the wall street oscar goes to.
3.Money represents that he is a billionaire.
4. Since he's smiling it isn't wrong what he's doing.
5. He is buried in money.
6.He cheated people out of money.
7. The people that would agree with it would be the people that got money taken away from him.

miranda, taylor, and jake said...

Miranda Butler
Taylor Cyr
Jake Quinn

1.List the objects or people you see in the cartoon.
Some objects or people we see in the cartoon is Oscar winner, money, Bernard Madoffcoming out of a dirt hole.

2.Identify the captions and/or title.
"And the wall street Oscar goes to Scumdog Billionaire."

3.Which of the objects listed are symbols? What do they represent?
Bernard is in a dirt hole. Near the hole is a lot of money. He is scamming investers in wallstreet

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