For this Writer’s Notebook, watch the video “The Syria Campaign: In Reverse” and respond to the following prompt with a minimum of 300 words.
What effect do the creators of this video wish to have on the viewer? In other words, what is the video’s purpose? Who do you think is the intended audience of this video, and why? How do the creators of this video use the elements of visual rhetoric discussed in the lesson to convey their message? You may also consider how elements not discussed, such as sound or special effects, engage and persuade the viewer.
NOTE: This video contains imagery that some viewers may find unsettling.