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For this essay you want to look closely at the following:
Is there strong thesis statement, one that clearly indicates what you are describing for us and why?
Is there a good and solid definition of superhero or supervillain or otherwise provided to us?
Is there good, strong research provided that helps lay out credible reporting on the topic?
Is there a good use of sources, integrated, cited, and explained?
– Check also for grammar and other proofing errors as well.
– Provide any constructive feedback you may wish to impart.
Green Lantern/Green Arrow #76 For your reading and response this week I am having you look at
Green Lantern/Green Arrow #76.
You will read Green Lantern/Green Arrow #18 and write (neatly) or type a 2-3 paragraph response. Your response should attempt to answer the questions:
What is the twist at the beginning of the story? How does it twist or flip the typical superhero narrative?
Tell me how you feel about the way the African-American man’s speech near the end of the issue? Is it warranted? Should Green Lantern feel shame? Why?
Digital Copy Here:
Summaries should be posted to Moodle by Sunday, Oct. 27.
Using the example of Captain America, I want you to see this as helping you move on towards the rest of your paper:
Another look at Integrating Definitions, using McCloud example:
After your introduction and thesis, you need to find and integrate a definition to work from concerning your superhero, supervillain, or anti-hero. Here is an example of a work up of the definitions of comics from Scott McCloud.
For you, need to work on finding your own definition and create your own integrated paragraph to post on Moodle by
Monday, Oct. 21.