Students will read/analyze “Maus I: A Survivor’s Tail” with a focus on visual argumentation, symbolic value of ethnic groups, and comparison between text and visual cells
Students are to respond to the following questions:
- Look up “black humor.” Discuss whether you think Spiegelman makes use of it, and if so, how he does it. Use textual evidence.
- How do drawings convey complexity through shadowing, close-ups, and the use of contrast and line?
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