Using Graphic Novels to Teach English Majors in Bangladeshi Universities | ATM Sajedul Huq

Using Graphic Novels to Teach English Majors in Bangladeshi Universities | ATM Sajedul Huq

Using Graphic Novels to Teach English Majors in Bangladeshi Universities
ATM Sajedul Huq

Abstract: The paper examines the existing misconceptions about graphic novels and explains how this medium of art can be used to teach graduate students majoring in English Literature. Graphic novels can be a great aid for students who ate pursuing degrees in English, yet struggling with language acquisition. The lack of vocabulary is one stumbling block which can be averted by the illustrations of a graphic novel that both exemplify the context and contextualize the narrative. The inclusion of graphic novels in syllabi across the globe, the paper argues, can be replicated in our local universities.

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Published in 2014

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