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  • Comic Books In High Schools

    citizens of the United States are firm believers on children becoming the future leaders of the nation. With this ideality in our society, a well-established education is a key factor to help the children. Comic books will lead them onto the path of success. Incidentally, comic books are often perceived only as a form of entertainment, rarely is it seem as an educational book. As we advance as a nation, more and more educators start to divulge into graphic novels and begin to see the educational values within them. Remotely, most people are unaware of the vital use of comic books. During the Great Depression, it was a staple in every American’s livelihood. At the time, many Americans were out of jobs due to the faltering economy; especially…

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  • Comic Book Propaganda

    what extent did comic books function as propaganda in the United States during World War Two? Comic books to a great extent functioned as propaganda in the United States during World War Two. Propaganda is defined as “the organized dissemination of information or allegations to assist or damage the cause of a government or movement” , a criteria which the comic books of the era exemplify, with their deliverance of a strong pro-Allied, anti-Axis message, which served to both boost patriotism and…

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  • Comic Book Gender Roles

    faces not to be forgotten. I was in my early twenties when I read my first real comic book. I had grown up thinking that comic books…

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  • Comic Books: A Narrative Analysis

    narrators, the visual elements of the comic, specifically the use of color, and the presentation and handling of social issues, including gender and sexuality. This paper will aim to consider and analyze these areas within the comic through the critical approach of narratology, with some assistance from the cognitive approach. First, let’s talk about our narrator. For most of the comic, our narrator is Suzie. She is the first one to talk directly to the audience, giving us “our basic phrase to…

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  • Essay On Comic Book Heroes

    Do you ever imagine a world in which everyone has the ability to fly, read minds, teleport, and more? There are more than a thousand of comic book heroes, each with their own unique powers and perspective. Along with all new films being released based on different comic book characters, it is no wonder why the imagination we have is endless. However it has been questioned whether or not comic book heroes are mainly American and portray American culture only. Why is it that most of the super…

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  • Analysis Of Berlatsky's The Female Thor And The Female Comic-Book Reader

    Superhero Comic Books Berlatsky’s article, “The Female Thor and the Female Comic-Book Reader” (2014), argues that girls are interested in reading superhero comics as much as boys; there has been a lot of speculation whether comic books were created to entertain only the masculine audience. In order to stop the sexism that has been going around in the superhero comic book industry, Berlatsky uses the logos Aristotelian appeal to inform the comic book audience that girls have been a fan of comics…

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  • Identity Rhetoric

    theoretical significance of rhetoric and how we can use theories such as fragments to discuss the different narrative discourse that surrounds them. However, one is that interest me, that I believe can do with some unpacking is a comic book character’s role in rhetoric. Since the genesis of Marvel and DC the…

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  • Comic Books In The 1940's

    Comic books were quite popular and successful in the 1940’s because they provided “Exciting entertainment” and were inexpensive (Bondi 362). The 1940’s was the Golden Age of comic books and they came in different genres to accommodate different audiences (Bondi 369). The comics were available to all groups, including children, teenagers, and even adults. These comic books increased American Identity by changing the norm and leaving a long lasting legacy. The rare legacy that the comic books left…

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  • Watchmen Adaptation

    Watchmen In 2009, Zack Snyder filmed the first and only adaption of what was considered to be an “unfilmable” (Van Ness 172) graphic novel: Alan Moore’s Watchmen. Moore was a firm believer in the fact that it was a story unable to be transferred over from a comic to another medium – the story was meant to stay in the medium it was designed for. The graphic novel allows for a complex, metatextual narrative structure to be employed to tell such the story of Watchmen that is filled with much…

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  • Comic Book Realism: A Summary And Analysis

    My dissertation, entitled “Comic Book Realism: Sincerity, Ethics, and the Superhero in Contemporary American Literature,” has developed out of questions I began asking at Christ College, beginning with “Word and Image,” when Professor David Morgan introduced me to the study of comics in Fall 2007. The relationship between word and image is at the heart of my dissertation, in which I examine the emerging genre of what I am calling “comic book realism,” novels which draw on, reference, and…

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