Task 2 Why does the magazine use a model or celebrity on
the cover? Why are they looking directly at the camera? Explain the effeiuct on the target audience?
Often there is a model or celebrity on the cover of
magazines because the buyer would like to be like the person on the front, (even
though it’s all photoshopped) and the reader believes that if they get the magazine they will potentially end up looking like the girl on the front. The effect of the person on the front visioning in towards the centre causes it to catch the readers eye.
Find examples of direct mode of address in the
above magazine. Why is this used? What effect does it have on the target
Have you changed your bedsheets this week? 117 new ideas already in your wardrobe! These invites the audience and makes the audience feel like they are in a conversation with the celebrity / model on the front.