Political cartoon.Last November, Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation (IPA): [ˈaɐ̯nɔlt ˈaloɪ̯s ˈʃvaɐ̯ʦənˌʔɛɡɐ] began his term as California's new Governor. This cartoonist compares Schwarzenegger previous experiences as a movie star to his current role as Governor. Study the drawing, and answer the questions.
1. Why do you think Governor Schwarzenegger is wearing sunglasses sunglasses A tinted pair of glasses used to ↓ light arriving at the eye, which are labeled according to the amount of UV light blocked; nonprescription glasses are classified according to use and amount of UV radiation blocked
Sunglasses and a dark suit? --
2. Who is the man with the headphones Head-mounted speakers. Headphones have a strap that rests on top of the head, positioning a pair of speakers over both ears. For listening to music or monitoring live performances and audio tracks, both left and right channels are required. ? What is he holding? --
3. How does the caption comment on Governor Schwarzenegger's ability to handle his new job? --
4. Which career do you think the cartoonist finds more challenging-acting or governing? Give reasons for your answer. --
5. Do you agree with the cartoonist's view of Governor Schwarzenegger? Why or why not? --
1. Governor Schwarzenegger resembles the robot he played in The Terminator (1) A character that ends a string of alphanumeric characters.
(2) A hardware component that is connected to the last peripheral device in a series or the last node in a network. and its sequels.
2. The man is a movie technician. He is holding a clapboard clapboard (klăb`ərd), board used for the exterior finish of a wood-framed building and attached horizontally to the wood studs. The word, in its original and strict use, refers to a product of New England; boards of similar type made elsewhere that helps keep track of scene "takes" during filming.
3. The high number of takes implies that fixing the state's problems will not come as easily as making a movie, and that Governor Schwarzenegger lacks the proper experience needed to govern.
4. The cartoonist seems to think that becoming a movie star is easier than governing California. By portraying Schwarzenegger as the Terminator, he suggests that making movies is fantasy, while governing a large, troubled state is "real life."