Alan Moore Writing Styles in Swamp Thing

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Point of View

In a comic book, point of view can be separated into visual narrative and written narrative categories. The "visual narrative" is uniformly third-person omniscient. The reader is often aware, visually, of most everything in the story, and the visual narrative can skip around in time or place with instantaneous ease. The written narrative also features an omniscient narrator, who provides commentary and clarity on the proceedings, information necessary to understand the story or useful in setting the mood. However, often the written narrative is guided by the limited point of view of one of the characters, and this contrast can create irony, tension, and suspense. The written narrative is usually guided by character thoughts, represented by words in boxes rather than the bubbles reserved for dialogue. For example, issue #21 is written from the point of view of Jason Woodrue. The reader is privy to his evil...

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