The Pride of Baghdad, The Lady and The Tramp, and The Persepolis

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I am writing the analysis of three comics, which are, The Pride of Baghdad, The Lady and The Tramp, and The Persepolis. When I read The Pride of Baghdad and The Persepolis, I think that it is very fasctinating story. In my opinion, when I read The Pride of Bagdad, it reminds about the Iraq War. In addition, it also tells me on how terrible the war can be. Why comic becomes famous? Comic is sequential art or text. According to the Wikipedia, The Pride of Bahgdad is the graphic novel written by Brian Vaughan. This story considered as anthropmorphic story (using animals/ rocks/ flowers as symbol) books since Animal Farm. The four main characters in the story are Zill, Noor, Safa, and Ali. The Lady and The Tramp is the love story between Cocker Speniel Dog and Streetwise downtown Mutt that launched in 1995. The Persopolis is the autobiographical graphic nove l by Marjane Satrapi that describe her childhood up to her early adult in the Iran during and after Islamic Revolution. This comic is all in black and white. According to Wikipedia, the title of novel, Persepolis,is from the ancient captial of Persian Empire, Persepolis. I am analyzing the visual elements of Pride of Baghdad, race and cultural identify, racism, & stereotype play a significant in The Lady and The Tramp, and describe the Marjane archetype and personality. The Pride of Baghdad These are some of visual elements that shown in The Pride of Baghdad. These include pull-out, onomatopoeia, thought bubble, and splash page. The example of pull-out in The Pride of Baghdad is the scene where Noor tried to hunt the horses. In this scene, the poll-out makes readers see feeling and emotion of the character. For example, Noor looks serious and concentrate to hunt the pray. Thi... ... middle of paper ... .../KeyCharacters.html#Marjan [Accessed: 16 Dec 2013]. 6. Flavorwire (2013). The Code Behind the Kitty: Unpacking the Racist Myth of the Siamese Cat. [online] Retrieved from: http://flavorwire.com/397512/the-code-behind-the-kitty-unpacking-the-racist-myth-of-the-siamese-cat/ [Accessed: 15 Dec 2013]. 7. Explore (2013). Why comics and comic books are important today! - Explore. [online] Retrieved from: http://www.readthespirit.com/explore/why-comics-and-comic-books-are-important-today/ [Accessed: 17 Dec 2013]. 8. Blogs.uoregon.edu (2013). Siamese Cats in Lady and the Tramp | Asian Americans in Media. [online] Retrieved from: http://blogs.uoregon.edu/j320finalproject/2013/03/13/siamese-cats-in-lady-and-the-tramp/ [Accessed: 15 Dec 2013]. 9. Tramp, L. (2013). Lady and the Tramp (1955). [online] Retrieved from: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048280/ [Accessed: 17 Dec 2013].

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