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  • Father Son Relationship In Vietnamerica

    given an option on whether or not to kill a French colonel, but he chooses to sacrifice his patriotism and hold off the mission for the sake of his family. Huu Nghiep makes this decision during an action-to-action panel transition which is a transition “featuring a single subject in distinct action-to-action progression” (McCloud 70). This panel is split with an abnormal looking gutter. This gutter is jagged unlike the straight frames in most of the other panels in Vietnamerica, and this unorthodox frame shows how difficult this decision was for Huu Nghiep. However, he is adamant about his decision, for he says “I said NO” in the last panel of the page (Tran 192). The use of all capital letters in the word “NO” strengthens the confidence in his decision (Tran 192). Also, by using closure, the reader is able to perceive that this statement interrupts the army man’s sentence because the placement of Huu Nghiep’s speech bubble intrudes the army man’s. This further validates Huu Nghiep’s persistence to protect his family, and it acts as one of the examples that led to a closer bond between Huu Traan and his father. Huu Traan illustrates this stronger connection with his past on page 205 when Gia-Bao asks about his trip to Vietnam. The page begins with a subject-to-subject panel transition which is a type of transition that “takes us from…

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  • Ancient Greek Vase Analysis

    middle panel describe a scene that “Athena steps into a chariot”. Facing her was a “nude Herakles” holding bow and club. Right behind the four horses, “Apollo” is holding a lyre. There is a unidentified female figure that missing the head stands right behind the horse withers. At the horse head position, “Hermes holds a caduceus”. At the bottom panel, the design describes the scene of a deer hunt with 3 warriors on the horse and one on foot hunting a stag. In my opinion, the composition…

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  • Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis Analytical Essay

    demonstrates a variety of artistry in order to bring out emotion and emphasis in the plot. Frames, the outline of a panel, and the images inside them, show these emotions through size and detail of the panel. Similar to film, graphic novels can emphasize what the author wants the formalizer, the reader of a graphic novel, to focus on through the viewpoint of the panel. The details also come into play with the distance from the focus point the panel takes place in. As the story of Persepolis…

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  • Compare And Contrast Howard Zinn And Columbus

    Randolph Rogers and Howard Zinn both have stories of the European colonization of the New World. Rogers tells his story through panels on the Columbus Doors in front of the U.S. Capitol. Each panel on his doors tells a different section of Columbus’ life. Howard Zinn addresses European colonization of the New World in the first chapter of his book, A People’s History of the United States. Although both Rogers and Zinn tell a story of Christopher Columbus, their stories depict contrasting idea.…

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  • Resurgenman's Characters In The Dark Knight Returns By Frank Miller

    take on the character of Batman by telling a story, not through panels upon panels of grandiose and outlandish action, fights, and battles, but through a focus on all the small details before and after the action. With this idea present throughout the entire comic, the story of Batman’s return is drawn out with more of a lasting impact; The comic…

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  • Analysis Of Matthew Hoffman's You Are Beautiful

    “You are beautiful”. Matthew Hoffman’s piece titled “you are beautiful”. This piece is an biennial panel. Installed at the Elmhurst art museum Illinois. March 2015. “You are beautiful” falls under contemporary art.”You are beautiful” provides people with an opportunity to reflect on our society and the issues that we are going through on a day to day basis.People can relate to this piece.”You are beautiful” is more than just three words.”You are beautiful” is hung at the entrance of the museum…

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  • Lines In Graphic Comics

    It is an essential part of comics as all lines carry a potential expression. The variations of lines from thick, thin, curvy, straight, and such on, which create a theme in each panel as it is used to convey certain forms of emotions. Lines are similar to language as it sends a message to help better depict a story that simple phrases cannot do alone. Lines act as a signifier for the reader to examine these transitions between panels that words alone cannot do. For instances, thickly drawn…

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  • Solar Panel Essay

    What is foldable solar panel and what are its uses? Description: The self contained foldable solar panel is the photovoltaic cell or converter used to convert solar energy into electrical energy. They are budget friendly, convenient to use and offer a continuous supply of electricity in out areas. Solar panel is used to convert the solar energy into electrical energy so that it may be used to power the home, the appliances or electrical stuffs used. It saves money, electricity bills and helps…

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  • Latour D Auvergne Triptych Essay

    The Latour d’Auvergne Triptych, also called the Annunciation with Saints and Donors is a three part, wood panel that depicts the Annunciation of the Angel Gabriel to Mary that she is to be the mother of Christ as described in the Gospel of Luke. As a foldable triptych, the art has remained amazingly well preserved without any conservation efforts, however, additional scanning and research had exposed some interesting changes and edits made to the image that are otherwise invisible to the naked…

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  • Lesbian Speaker Panels

    This article discusses both the prevalence of homophobia, defined as “a prejudice that leads to hatred and discrimination toward lesbian and gay people” (Croteau & Kusek, 1992, p. 396), and a specific way to reduce homophobia—gay and lesbian speaker panels. Gay and lesbian speaker panels are panel presentations by gay and lesbian people, whereby they share their personal experiences, stories, and engage in a dialogue with the audience. Croteau & Kusek (1992) discuss six previous studies that…

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