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Graphic Novel Watchmen by Alan Essay

… In the novel Rorschach is looking into a plot to kill all masks (his word for costumed heroes).

the lost TV show -- The creators of the Watchmen had a problem. They had to do a 12 issue comic book, but only had ideas for 6. Solution? They created flashbacks. This plot creation of flashback has become a fixture of literature and is seen for instance in the 'Lost' TV show that without its flashbacks would have been over in possibly one season.

Heroes TV show -- The plot of 'Heroes' is similar to that of Watchmen. Heroes copied the plot of bringing devastation to NYC in order to heal the world. Sylar too was a watchmaker similar to the one in Watchmen who had…. [read more]


Watchman Award Adrian Veidt (Ozymandias) Creative Writing

… February -- Deadline for submission. The Committee bases its assessment on nominations that must be postmarked no later than 1 February each year. Nominations postmarked and received after this date are included in the following year's discussions. In recent years, the Committee has received close to 200 different nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. The number of nominating letters is much higher, as many are for the same candidates.

February-March -- Short list. The Committee assesses the candidates' work and prepares a short list.

March-August -- Adviser review. The short list is reviewed by permanent advisers and advisers specially recruited for their knowledge of specific candidates. The advisers do not directly evaluate nominations nor give explicit recommendations.

October -- Nobel Laureates are chosen. At the…. [read more]


Art Spiegelman's Maus Essay

… As previously said, the concept of life is a dominant element in his book and it is emphasized as one of the most important elements in society. "To die, it's easy. But you have to struggle for life." (Spiegelman) The book goes at having readers comprehend the complicated nature of the Holocaust, of surviving this event, and of being able to continue to live even as a person who is related to an individual who survived the Holocaust.

"Watchmen" provides readers with the feeling that they need to acknowledge the importance of morality in a society that is filled with the struggle to accumulate power. The book's protagonists are unhesitant about acting in disagreement with generally established rules with the purpose of making people better…. [read more]


Art Spiegelman's Maus and the Literary Research Paper

… Spiegelman's Maus And The Literary Canon

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Spiegelman's Maus and the Literary Canon

Upon examination of the evolution of the Graphic Novel, one discovers that amusing drawings have been around forever. But the rise of the newspaper industry in the late nineteenth century was the force that brought comics into everyday American households. From newspaper funny pages rose magazines devoted entirely to comics and superhero stories. From these magazines, rose book-length collections of previously published comics. However, most comics historians agree that the first real Graphic Novel was Will Eisner's a Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories published in 1978. Decidedly adult in its images, themes, and language, Eisner's book spoke to the generation that had first grown up with superhero comics in…. [read more]


Evolution of Batman From the Character's Earliest Term Paper

… ¶ … evolution of Batman from the character's earliest depictions on film and television through to the most recent adaptations by Christopher Nolan. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the ways in which Nolan's Dark Knight has distinguished the Batman character from previous adaptations. It will also show how Nolan has elevated the superhero genre by depicting the fantastic world of the superhero in a realistic manner. Nolan also uses the film noir genre to introduce into the superhero mythology elements of doubt and ambiguity, which give rise to a number of questions pertaining to the role of the superhero. The synopsis of The Dark Knight, for example, is that the social order has broken down and vigilante justice appears to be necessary…. [read more]

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