Reflection Essay

I want you to take time to ponder the following statement and, after reflecting on what it is saying and what you have experienced in this class, I want you to write a 2-3 paragraph response giving me your views and thoughts on both what the statement below is saying and relating it to your experiences in this class.

—DouglasWolk, in his book Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean, states, referring to the superhero genre, that:

—“Superhero comics are, by their nature, larger than life, and what’s useful and interesting about their characters is that they provide bold metaphors for discussing ideas” and bringing abstract concepts to life (92).

You should address this statement in your response.



BA in History from Northwestern State, MA in English from Northwestern State, and PhD in Rhetoric from Texas Woman's University. Big into comic books and visual rhetoric. Assistant Professor of English at Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC.

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