Reflection about Tracing Maus

Tracing Maus provided for a very unique and new experience that made me step out of my comfort zone to an extent, which is something I like very much about the activities we do in this class. Initially, the tracing part intimidated me. As I began my process of tracing, however, it was not as […]

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Tracing Maus – A Reflection

This task was definitely one which completely changed the way I viewed the graphic text, but also in the way I viewed comics as a medium. By making us trace through pages which we thought were interesting really made me question why I found something particularly noticeable. “Why were my eyes drawn to something as simple as two […]

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Tracing Maus Reflection

Before beginning the assignment I thought that this would be the most difficult writing assignment I have worked on, as I don’t have a background in drawing and I don’t really have that much experience using WordPress. However, after beginning the tracing process (and even though it was explicitly stated in class), I realized the […]

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Tracing Maus

After nearly a month of higher education, I have finished the strenuous journey that is reading and analyzing Maus. And it was a journey, let me tell you. I have recently completed an extensive project for my first-year writing class, (“The one about comic books?” you might ask. Yes, that’s the one! Good job, you)…Continue reading »

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Tracing Maus Reflection

After completing the tracing Maus assignment, I have developed an appreciation and keen eye for the comic genera. During the assignment, I spent hours scrolling through the book to select my two pages, considering main themes and ideas, tracing, recognizing McCloud’s techniques within Maus, writing reflections and a rhetorical analysis, and assembling the pieces together. […]

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Reflection on Tracing Maus

This assignment allowed me to look at different panels in a more specific and detailed way and understand how each panel contributes to the purpose of the book as a whole. Through tracing, I was able to notice the facial expressions of the characters and better understand their response within the context. The five choices […]

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