English 221 – American Literature II

Grant T. Smith, Ph. D.

Journal Entry #3

 

Maus I, Maus II

 

For this journal entry, you may do any one of the following:

 

ü      Write a 2-3 page reflection paper on any one of the events you attended during the symposium.

 

ü      Write a 2-3 page reflection paper on the topic:  “How is the Holocaust a part of American Literature?”  You should concentrate your discussion on Maus I and Maus II.

 

ü      Read John Hellman’s essay, “Post-modern Journalism” on reserve in the library.  Discuss how the graphic novel is an example of post-modern journalism.

 

ü      Comprise a bibliography of at least ten works (you may use the internet) that discuss graphic novels.