In my opinion the purpose of March: Book One and March: Book Two is to follow John Lewis as he struggles to survive though the civil rights movement. Allowing the reader to get a glimpse of what it was like to be a African American during those times.
I would definitely recommend the March books to anyone interested in the civil rights movement, or interested in history of America. With the March books being a graphic novel I believe it makes it a lot easier to read and having pictures go along with the reading, allows the reader to get a glimpse in how the author i...
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- The novel Alice 's Adventures in Wonderland written by Lewis Carroll was originally published for the first time in 1898, and illustrated by John Tenniel, however there are multiple versions of this fantastically bizarre story that leads a young girl through a series of adventures and encounters with some unique fantasy creatures and beings; with many artists completing their interpretation of this literary masterpiece available. Two of those versions will be looked at in this paper; Salvador Dali illuminated in 1969, and Bessie Pease in 1931.... [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll]
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