Damian Duffy Writing Styles in Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Damian Duffy
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Point of View

A large portion of the narrative is told through the panels and imagery. Supplementary narration is provided through text boxes containing first person narration from Dana's perspective. Dana's narration is predominantly vague, in that Dana describes the passage of time, or she introduces an event. When she introduces an event, the images and dialogue within the panels elaborate on what transpires. For example, Dana's narration introduces a scene with a text box that tells the audience, "A few weeks later, Alice asked me to steal her a bottle ... to keep the baby quiet when she took the children and ran" (204). The pages following this text show how the events transpire. This is an example of Dana's narration indicating passage of time and introducing an event that is built upon through dialogue and illustration in the following panels.

Language and Meaning

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