lit420 | undergraduate
Comic Books And Graphic Novels
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Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Popular Culture
- Analyze the use of literary conventions within comic books and graphic novels.
- Identify significant comic books traditions outside of the United States.
- Analyze the influence of comic books and graphic novels on American culture.
History of Comic Books and Graphic Novels
- Define key terms associated with comic books and graphic novels.
- Identify prominent comic book and graphic novel writers and artists.
- Describe the history of the comic book and graphic novel.
Visual and Literary Conventions
- Analyze the use of visual elements in a comic book or graphic novel to convey literary conventions, such as tone, point of view, and action.
- Describe the relationship between linguistic and visual choices in a comic book or graphic novel.
Comic Book Genres and the Superhero
- Describe various genres of comic books and graphic novels.
- Compare characterization within different comic book genres.
- Analyze the conventions of the superhero genre.
Ideology, Race, and Gender
- Explain the use of comic books and graphic novels as expressions of ideology.
- Analyze the representations of gender, race, ethnicity, or other minority differences in comic books and graphic novels.
- Describe comic books and graphic novels as reflections or subversions of society.
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