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The Appeal of the Old Spice Man Commercials Essay

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The Old Spice body washes commercial” The Man Your Man could smell like” was aired during the 2010 Super Bowl. In the beginning of the commercial, Old Spice man located in the bathroom and standing in a towel, bare-chested. Old spice man said “Hello ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn’t me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to old spice, he could smell like he’s me.”(Old Spice). Old spice man asks his audience this question as he transitions from the bathroom, to the sailboat, and riding on a horse. The commercial ends with Old Spice man saying he’s on a horse. The camera zooms out and unveils to the audience that he was sitting on top of the horse. The…show more content…
The commercial appeal the audience based on the line of reasoning and shows the inclination and suitable roles of man and woman. In the beginning of the commercial, Old Spice man was shirtless throughout the commercial; however, he wore a sweater which tied around his neck and white pants. This commercial make him appeared to be confident and elegant. When the Old Spice directed the female audience to look at their partner and then back to him. The commercial generates senses of desperation and makes the audience feel that they should follow his commands. The Old Spice commercial wanted the audience to be attentive on what he has to say. Also, Old Spice man used his magic to turn the game tickets into diamonds. The Old Spice man developed his ethos by his pronunciation, the way he spoke towards the audience and the way he’s wore his attire in the Old Spice commercial. The Old Spice commercial persuade the viewers to purchasing the body wash. The adverstiments were targeting couples; however, their main focus was to persuade females more than males. The Old Spice commercial targets female because they would go shopping and buy fragrance and soap products. In the adverstiments, Old Spice man said “I ‘am the man your man could smell like” were speaking directly to the female audience. The Old Spice commercial wanted to encourage females to go out shopping and buy Old Spice body wash in order to have their
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