The gilded age was a time when businessmen and politicians would take from the poor, making them even more extravagant and the poor even poorer. This image was targeted at intelligent people who may read newspapers, or other media this would be published in. It targets an audience that maybe concerned with the unfair exchange in order to maybe bring about change. It uses a Pathos or emotional attempt as well as Logos or logical attempt to create an understanding within the audience. This image lets the public know of corruption in public affairs and a lot of financial speculation. This image completely resembles the Gilded Age.