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ENG 100 - Hawai'i Local Research: Image Analysis

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This page is for the students in ENG 100 sections that have an Advertising Image Analysis research assignment.

Finding Advertising Images

For the first part of your assignment to find two advertising images, one from 1890s to 1950s and one from todayʻs ad culture...

1. Select books from the Advertising Images in Books box to find an image from 1890s-1950s.
2. Select periodicals from the Advertising Images in Periodicals box to find an image from todayʻs ad culture.

Advertising Images in Books

Advertising Images in Periodicals

Finding Sources to Help YOU Analyze

For the second part of your assignment to find two outside sources that can help you analyze your image...

1. Select books from the Analysis Sources in Books box to find writings that can help you think critically about imagery, tourism and native representation.
2. Use the Analysis Sources in Journals box to find peer-reviewed academic articles to find more writings on imagery, tourism and native representation.

Analysis Sources in Journals

Search Google Scholar to broadly search for peer-reviewed academic journal articles about tourism, imagery, and native representation.  

Here are some suggested search terms: imagery; native; representation; tourism, tropical; paradise; images; nostalgia. Can you think of any more? What are some synonyms for those search terms?

Examples of articles you should find are:

  • Tourism Imaginaries: A Conceptual Approach - Noel B. Salazar
  • Picturing Hawaii: The "Ideal" Native and Origins of Tourism, 1880-1915 - Jane C. Desmond
  • Invoking "The Native": Body Politics in Contemporary Hawaiian Tourist Shows - Jane C. Desmond
  • Placing the Market and Marketing Place: Tourist Advertising of the Hawaiian Islands, 1972-92 - J. D. Goss