Word of the Week: Ancillary

As in: “I think that at some level I had probably regarded the graphic images accompanying the balloons as ancillary to the narrative proper, as packaging for the story rather than-as I now understood-central to the story’s core” (Eakin, 2011, p. 15).

Eakin, P.J. (2011). Reading Comics Art Spiegelman on CD-Rom.  In M.A. Chaney (Ed.), Graphic subjects: Critical essays on autobiography and graphic novels (pp.13-16). Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press.   Retrieved from   http://site.ebrary.com/lib/emmanuel/docDetail.action?docID=10451116&p00=%22reading%20comics%20art%20spiegelman%20on%20cd-rom%22

Get graphic novel recommendations and learn more about this genre at the Graphic Novels page (link: http://www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/books/graphicnovels.asp) from the Library of the School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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