Author: Cheung, Hiu Laam Felix
Title: Iconic solidarity of comics canonical schema : a multimodal case study of narrative stages realisation on a Civil War comic chapter
Degree: M.A.
Year: 2014
Subject: Discourse analysis, Narrative
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Criticism, Textual
Modality (Linguistics)
Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertations
Department: Department of English
Pages: 43 leaves : illustrations
Language: English
Abstract: This study adopts Generic Structure Potential (GSP) to unfold the necessary and adjunctive narrative elements of a text, the prologue of the Marvel comic book series, Civil War. The analysis identifies each of the stages in order to investigate how each of these can be graphic and lexical-grammatically realised as a multimodal text. This study attempts to demonstrate the canonical scheme of a comic book and how it is realised as a multimodal narrative text in order to have a better understanding of the process of multimodal integration. That is, how multimodal elements are integrated to create meanings, as a case of iconic solidarity study that aims to contribute to studies in multimodality and narrative.
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