Teacher Comics: Spiegelman, Pekar, and visual metaphor

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This was an interesting aspect of the unit – students who read the book quickly had to train themselves to go back and look for certain aspects of the art that reflected the writing. Believe me when I say, for most students, going back and re-reading is such an alien concept; most don’t even want to read something once, let alone twice for context and deeper reflection!

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One Response to “Teacher Comics: Spiegelman, Pekar, and visual metaphor”

  1. Then there’s the 1-page “The Man Who Came to Lunch and Dinner and Breakfast” written by Pekar and illustrated using Spiegelman’s “Maus style”.

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