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Graphic Novels


This guide will help you to understand what graphic novels are and how they can be used in the classroom and research.

What are Graphic Novels?

Graphic novels are difficult to define as there are many variations on their characterizing elements. However, all graphic novels utilize artwork to be the main storytelling element and text is added in small amounts. The content of graphic novels can range from superhero stories, autobiographies, discussions of illnesses, or science fiction.