Comparative citational analysis

Directions:
I. Comparative Citational Analysis

a. Select one citation (one page of panels) from McCloud’s Understanding Comics and show how one citation (one page of panels) Lieuw’s The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye realizes / demonstrates McCloud’s idea. For this exercise, you must describe the content, the form, and the idea of the comic citations you are using. (If you can include the actual page as a pdf from each text that would be great; if you cannot, then just make sure you include the page numbers). (500 words)

b. Select one citation (one page of panels) from Lieuw’s The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye and show how one citation (one page of panels) from your OPTIONAL TEXT compares / contrasts with Lieuw’s comic. For this exercise, you must describe the content, the form, and the idea of the comic citations you are using. (If you can include the actual page as a pdf from each text that would be great; if you cannot, then just make sure you include the page numbers). (500 words)

II. Critical-Citational Essay (750-1,000 words)

a. Select one of the comics produced by Charlie in The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye (An Hua’s Giant Robot, Force 136, Invasion, Roachman, Sinkapor Inks) and analyze the comic, using citational evidence, in the following manner: How does the comic show the intersection of these 3 discourses: Charlie’s Biography, Singaporean Political History, and Comic History?

III. Critical-Comic Essay (25-30 panels)

a. Draw a comic (Zine, Hybrid, Comic Maker) that draws upon skills, ideas, strategies that you have learned from McCloud, Lieuw, and your Optional Text to demonstrate three key ideas / skills that you have learned so far in this class. The comic should be organized in the style of the 5-paragraph essay (Introduction, 3 body paragraphs, Conclusion / Resolution). Make sure you show not only the ideas but where they come from (i.e. citation)

 

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