What is the message of this cartoon?

  • Describes the cartoon [1 mark]

  • Explains some of the messages within the source [2-4 marks]

  • Explains the BIG MESSAGE of the source in context [5-7 marks]

  • Explains the BIG MESSAGE AND the author’s viewpoint [8 marks]

How to structure an answer:

  1. Identify an element of the cartoon and describe the element.

  2. Explain the element and what it means.

  3. Interpret the cartoon/element and suggest the cartoonist's point of view.

Information from this page was primarily sourced from information provided to me by my previous teacher, Mr Joshua Tillott.