Ethos Pathos And Logos In The Watchmen

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It is hard to determine which creator determines the mood in The Watchmen. Alan Moore, the writer, has the responsibility to tell the story from each character’s perspective using a limited amount of space. The illustrator, Dave Gibbons, is able to create moods and emotions by using different styles of action and characters’ expressions depending on the scene. The colorist is able to portray the overall feeling the reader gets from each scene by choosing color schemes that will simulate the mood he desires. These aspects are most important in a graphic novel due to the fact that the written word is fairly limited. Since graphic novels largely rely on the reader “reading” the images along with the words, it is imperative that the author, illustrator,
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