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Graphic Novels

When Reading a Graphic Novel

When reading a graphic novel to discuss it with the group take the following in consideration: 

  1. Take notes
  2. Ask questions
  3. Pay attention to both the art and the text
  4. Identify themes and symbolism
  5. Examine the structure of the book
  6. Evaluate the motivators behind the book
  7. Compare the book to other stories
Gomez, B. (2015). Comic Book Club Handbook. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. 

 

Discussing the Books

When discussing the book with the group take this into consideration:

  1. Pay attention to your language
  2. Don't dismiss or interrupt other members of the group
  3. Speak up
  4. Support your statements
  5. Ask Questions
  6. Respect the privacy of other members of the group
Gomez, B. (2015). Comic Book Club Handbook. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.