He uses description and feelings/emotions to describe Mattie. The first author’s craft the author uses is description. Anderson writes, “I untied my apron and filled it with timothy grass to form a soft pillow for Grandfather’s head” (84). This tells me how Mattie is becoming more mature by stepping up and taking charge when Grandfather is sick. This illustrates how Mattie is changing and becoming different, just because she stepped up during tough times.
The use of personal anecdotes allows for readers to relate to him allowing for pathos, and ethos to be established, as the sense of authenticity and relatability helps connection between the writer and the reader to form. The use of allusions or references to superheroes helps strengthen the emotional bond further as he taps into the reader’s existing knowledge and experiences making them feel prideful of their knowledge, furthermore, it also highlights the cultural significance of superhero culture, the narratives, and morals that the stories teach, emphasizing a logical perspective. By projecting himself as knowledgeable and relatable in the essay it builds credibility and a foundation of trust to be formed. Moreover, the audience was well targeted to an older, more educated audience as the concepts and critical thinking are required to understand the essay allowing for the writer to communicate appropriately and effectively. Finally, the essay's structure enables a thorough examination of the topic, as the readers are led through Chabon’s thought process, and the main argument is reinforced by the flow of ideas that result from the progression of personal anecdotes, and general observations about superhero costumes.
Whereas he used superheroes from comic books to get his point across. Showing the reader uncomfortable realities
These figures of speech allow the reader to go outside of what the words on the page mean. It allows the reader to imagine and picture a different idea of how the words are trying to be expressed. Kingsolver does a wonderful job of this especially at the beginning of the book. “ Sitting next to me on the plane, she kept batting her white-rabbit eyelashes and adjusting her bright pink hairband, trying to get me to notice she had secretly painted her fingernails bubble-gum pink to match.” (pg 15)
Alexie, Sherman, “Superman and Me: The Joy of Reading and Writing.” Los Angeles Times, 19 April 1998. Sherman Alexie shared how his childhood of reading helped him become a better reader and a leader for others. He first read a Superman comic and then went on to bigger and better books. Alexie explains that in his Native American reservation it’s okay for children not to excel in school.
Art Spiegelman conveys a very unique generational point of view in both Maus I and Maus II. In both stories we view a side from his father’s point of view during the war, as well as dialog between Art and his father as he tells him about all of the atrocities that happened to his friends and family. These comic books are so interesting because traditionally when we think of comic books, we think of something funny, so it is an interesting reads because that is definitely not the case in these books. We also view glimpses of the problems Vladek faces in everyday life as well. The way Spiegelman writes these stories gives him a real sense of post memory.
Because of this unique characteristic, the audience can connect with characters on a more personal level, witnessing the development of characters throughout the story, or rather, a coming of age. Backderf, having experienced this coming of age with the serial killer, knows Jeffrey Dahmer was more than a monster; he was a shy, disturbed young man whose thoughts coerced him into madness. As a result, Backderf conveys the timeline of Dahmer’s downfall through panels and subtle narration that allow the audience to feel sympathy for the demonized Dahmer. For example, Backderf utilizes a common comic strip technique known as a “splash page” with great regularity. These pages contain a single image that convey a dramatic emphasis on certain scenes.
Everyone knows that reading is important, but have you ever asked yourself why is that so? Reading is one of the most beneficial and practical activities that a human being can do. Unfortunately it is a disappointment that people these days read less. As we know, books were the main source of entertainment centuries ago, but with the widespread of technological advances such as the cinema, television, internet, among others, many people left their books on the bookshelf. The purpose of this speech is to present the benefits and the importance of reading.
Manga on the other hand, are Japanese graphic novels. The art through manga is a multibillion dollar industry that has taken most nations by storm. This is a response paper that will focus on the examples of manga and anime, themes and problems arising from the examples, critical analysis and the message that the examples brings out. The paper will also focus on the significances of the manga and anime, which benefits it, brings to readers and everyone who comes across them. Examples of manga and anime
Design Technology’s Impact on the Graphic Design Industry Graphic design is a visual communication methodology and problem solving using type, space and image. It is a subset of communication design and visual communication. Graphic designers use typography, page layout and visual art techniques to produce their final results. Technological innovation has affected the graphic design industry in America among other countries. In today’s world, technology has been applied in people’s lives either as socialization or as a working tool.