Re: RARA-AVIS: Graphic Novels/Snobbery

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 01 May 2008

--- In, "Rachels, David" <RachelsDA@...> wrote:
> My problem, in part, is that in some way I don't feel competent when I
> read a graphic novel. That is to say, I feel competent to read and
> interpret the words on the page, but somehow my brain does not know what
> to do with all the images.

It's a different grammar, for sure. I consumed a fair amount of those as a a kid, but then I lost both the appetite and the ability to sit down with a graphic text. I even have trouble with Tintin, a favorite of mine.



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