Firstly, why is this graphic novel considered a ‘significant work’ in the field? Secondly, what unique elements does this book bring to the medium of the graphic novel? Thirdly, what has been the influence of this work both on the medium and broader popular culture? Learning Outcome(s) Assessed:
This assignment requires the students to construct an argument and back it up with evidence from readings, class materials and their own research. Grading Criteria (What constitutes a good assignment?): Answers the question posed; analysis is thoughtful, accurate, and detailed; writing is clear and free of errors; the essay is neatly organized and presented and of proper length; demonstrates a good understanding of conventions of academic writing; argument is clearly laid out and fully backed up by references and evidence.