ENG 228 Writing for the Graphic Novel
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Introduces story analysis and writing concepts used in writing for the graphic novel. Students explore the graphic novel as a vehicle for a unique, personal venue for written expression. Students explore the history and universal themes of the graphic novel as well as examine the principles of composition, different writing styles and processes used in the development of the graphic novel. The application of writing skills, script development and revision processes necessary for the creation of an individual graphic work and thorough examination of course material in terms of writing style, process considerations, and written themes are the primary focus. Students create outlines, scripts, and a final written work for a graphic novel, focusing on unity of style and techniques for authoring appropriate to story lines.
Prerequisite: A grade of C or above in ENG 090 or equivalent ENG assessment score (Accuplacer Writing Skills 95 or above) and a grade of C or above in REA 090 or equivalent Reading Skills Assessment Score (Accuplacer 80 or above).
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