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Part 2: High and Low of Teaching Comics

PART 2 I first assigned McCloud’s chapter 6 of Understanding Comics in a basic writing class, but I did not know how to teach it, and my students did not know how to read it. The freshman comp anthologies using … Continue reading

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Part 1: The High and Low of Teaching Comics

(first of a series) I first ran into McCloud’s Understanding Comics in the visually-oriented Freshman English anthology Seeing and Writing. The book reproduced McCloud’s chapter 6  “Show and Tell” :  a humorous and brilliant comic book  introduction to representation—how a … Continue reading

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