Cultural Memory of Sorrow in Advertising after the Terrorist Attacks

  • Esther Martínez Pastor Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid
  • Clara Simón Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid


The general objective of this research study is to do a comparative research to investigate the perception of sorrow in the advertising in the press after the terrorist attacks: 11/09/2001 (U.S.) and 11/04/2004 (Spain). The general hypothesis considers that there are similar perceptions of the sorrow towards the ads although there are cultural differences. On a computer program the subject was shown these images about announcement advertisement published in the press after the 09/11 and 11/04 in a random order and was asked different questions that explored their perception and attitudes with regard to these advertisements


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How to Cite
MARTÍNEZ PASTOR, Esther; SIMÓN, Clara. Cultural Memory of Sorrow in Advertising after the Terrorist Attacks. Култура/Culture, [S.l.], n. 10, p. 122-129, sep. 2015. ISSN 1857-7725. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 15 jan. 2021.
English Articles


sorrow, emotions, advertising, cultural memory and terrorist attacks