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Comics For Children?, Elizabeth Surbeck Apr 2012

Comics For Children?, Elizabeth Surbeck

2012 Awards for Excellence in Student Research & Creative Activity - Documents

Graphic narratives around the world have found lhemselves today beirlg read by certain types of readers. Literature scholars focus on elements such as character and plot structure, occupying their minds with what makes literature great and what some graphic nurratives share with that great literature. With a similar attitude, art historians focus on style, composition, and other artistic elements in graphic narratives that connect them to the art history timeline that goes back to cave paintings. Another type of audience exists, one that does not consider what graphic narratives are and whether they belong to an existing formal area of ...