The commercial featuring Drake and the popular soft drink Sprite, was first launched in February of 2010. In the ad, Canadian born rapper Drake is seen standing in a studio attempting to rap with the beat provided to him. It appears the rapper cannot find the “right” words or “feel” the music. The producer asks him what’s going on and Drake responds with uncertainty. A sprite is given to the rapper to drink in the hopes that he will somehow come “alive”. The ad shows the affect the soft drink had on Drake’s sudden ability to perform. The sprite spread like wild fire through the rapper’s body and instantly he came back to life. The soft drink seemed to revive him just as a Doctor revives a patient who’s heart stops beating. Within moments of …show more content…
In the Drake sprite commercial, the author attempts to persuade viewers that sprite can unleash an individuals inner self and uses the Canadian born rapper Drake to show how one can express their creativity through music and film. The sprite commercial, featuring Drake, targets children, teens, and young adults of the twenty-first century. Whenever an author writes a text (including commercials), the author has a specific goal he or she is trying to reach. An author may aim to inform the audience by providing facts and opinions, entertain an audience through the rhetorical strategy humor, or persuade an audience in the hopes that the audience will side with an opinion or particular argument. However, in this particular commercial the author’s main purpose is to persuade his or her audience to purchase the soft drink Sprite. In the Sprite commercial ad, the author uses two of the three basic rhetorical appeals, ethos and pathos. Ethos is a tool used to persuade an audience by using credibility of an author or speaker. Within the commercial, Drake, an infamous Canadian born rapper is used due to his credibility. Because Drake is a world renown rapper, producer, and
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So does building a strong body” (1997). The ad plays on the recent emotional heights of winning a Super Bowl and cleverly uses that as momentum to present the qualities that milk has in relation to his statement. With the popularity of the Super Bowl worldwide, and especially in the U.S., the emotional qualities of this highly publicized competition is fresh in the audience’s mind. Playing off the intrigue of invoking emotions, milk’s nutritional qualities compromise the logos of the advertisement, for he goes on to state “with 9 essential nutrients, milk can help. Just stay with it everyday”
The ad’s appeal to logos is entertaining and subtle. The many visual effects and vibrant background music provide the viewer with a palatable visual and auditory experience. The thematic elements of fire in the commercial will illustrate the experience of spicy when one eats a bag of Doritos “Blaze.” Correspondingly, the visual experience of Morgan Freeman in a icy palace exemplifies the cool, refreshing experience of enjoying a bottle of Mountain Dew “Ice”.
During Super Bowl Sunday, millions of people across the globe tune in to watch the game while also gawking at some of the most popular commercials of the year. Coca-Cola presented its commercial “Love Story” during this past Super Bowl. They are known for having memorable and popular advertisements, this past one was no different. “Love Story” persuades the average person to drink a Coke with any meal along with the ones they cherish.
These advertisements are created in a way that capture’s the audience’s attention and makes them want to purchase the product. In specific, the ad “It’s Beautiful” and “Taste the Feeling of Summer with Coca Cola” are only two of multiple others that sells their product successfully with the use of the rhetorical appeals:
In the advertisement, Puppy, Monkey, Baby, Mtn Dew takes a unique approach to appeal to their audience. The commercial begins with three guys mentioning how they would like to relax for that day, however, a hybrid animal appears out of nowhere. This unexpected appearance leads to a chain of events where eventually the three individuals follow the animal and drink the beverage it gives them. A few rhetorical techniques were used to draw the viewer’s attention, one of them being repetition.
These tools are utilized in the commercial for persuading the viewers of its reason, creating an image of credibility surrounding its name, as well as generating an emotional response. “Aristotle’s ‘ingredients for persuasion’ – otherwise known as ‘appeals’ – are known by the names of ethos, pathos, and logos.
In late summer of 1991, Gatorade ran an advertisement featuring a then 29 year old future Hall of Fame NBA player, Michael Jordan. It just aired right after he just won his first of six total NBA Championships. This ad was going to feature the first official athlete to be in a Gatorade ad. The ad’s focus was to young adults who are dreaming big, and want to become this great athlete along with being a great person. That is what Gatorade wanted to convey in this ad.
Finally, the ad uses Ethos, which is the credibility and the way it comes across to the audience, as its strongest persuasion technique. Taylor Swift is the Ethos that the ad uses. They want the viewers of the ad to see that if Taylor Swift drinks milk, they should, also, and then they could have the chance of becoming like
When Toucan Sam enters the house a ghost knight starts chasing him around. When the ghost knight corners him and when he can't go anywhere the bookcase on the wall flips. The wall reveals a small room, table, and chairs with of course a bowl of fruit loops. The mood in the commercial suddenly changes and everyone is happy.
Taylor Swift presents a new commercial diet "Coca-Cola" and draws the attention of the audience with memorable music and bright colors. During the announcement, we witnessed Swift in the process of writing lyrics for her hit song "22". A variety of people singing her song. When we think about Taylor Swift, we think of a young, cheerful singer who mostly attracts teenagers or young people. Nevertheless, in this commercial of diet coke, attention is focused on people of all age groups, all races, all genders and all class groups.
Many people are familiar with the phrase, “Just Do It.” This slogan stands out immediately and a swoosh or check mark comes to mind. Nike is one of the most widely known clothing and shoe companies across the country. During a Nike advertisement there are three rhetorical strategies that are displayed when shown on a commercial. Those three main ideas are pathos, ethos, and logos.
There are limits to the claim, because not every person that drinks Gatorade is going to be as athletic or have the same skills as Dwayne Wade. The ad says that the company has a lot of celebrity endorsers, and that most athletes support and use their product. It uses the Celebrity Spokesperson persuasive technique. This technique is when a company uses a celebrity or famous person to endorse their product. It makes the consumers transfer their admiration or respect for the celebrity to the product.
Stress Test #64267 For many years now, advertising has managed to have an effect of everything around us. Good or bad, the true purpose is to clearly convey their message to the targeted audience. To achieve this, advertisers will commonly use rhetorical appeals to successfully persuade their desired audience. Secret Deodorant’s “Stress Test” ad utilizes various colors, and ethical and emotional appeals to effectively grab the audience’s attention.