Lance Armstrong Metaphors

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This picture contends, how lance Armstrong looks when he is off drugs. The pump represents drugs and it shows that if lance Armstrong has no drugs on him, he won’t perform as well and get an advantage over other competitors. The illustrator has used Exaggeration in this cartoon. It’s not possible for a human body to be deflated which draws the audience in, due to the fact that he is pumping ‘Truth’ into himself. The illustrator has also used a visual metaphor. The visual metaphor is seen through the syringes in the background which had been injected in the past. This visual metaphor tells the audience that Lance Armstrong is not a fair player which makes him a cheater. The connotations related with the pump, in other words, the performance
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