Frank Miller (comics) Writing Styles in 300

This Study Guide consists of approximately 35 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of 300.
This section contains 939 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the 300 Study Guide

The graphic novel is told from the difficult first-person, plural, point of view. The first sentence begins "We march..." and the last sentence ends "...we charge." The narrator is unnamed, but reliable, and knows the interior thoughts and motivations of all characters. Identifying an individual as the narrator is problematic because most of the events narrated leave no survivor other than Dilios who is spoken of often as a character; he is clearly not the narrator. Although the graphic novel's timeline spans a period of forty-one years, the narrator is not necessarily there for more than one year. This is because the experiences of c. 520 BC are related in a flashback sequence by Dilios and then later contemplated in a series of flashback sequences by Leonidas. In any event, it is probably not significant that the narrator cannot be individually identified—the narrator is probably...

(read more from the Style section)

This section contains 939 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the 300 Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
300 from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.