Daniel Clowes Writing Styles in Wilson

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Point of View

Because this is a graphic novel, the dialogue is told from the first person point of view of the character who is speaking. Wilson is the central character, so he does most of the speaking. Also because this is a graphic novel, the story is not entirely told through the words, but also through the illustrations. Readers have the benefits of being able to see the characters’ facial expressions to help determine exactly what a character might be feeling. For instance, on Page 47 when Pipi responds to Wilson that their time with Claire might be better than money, the reader can see the doubt on her face. In the next frame, the reader can see Pipi’s frustration and anger after Wilson picks on Pipi for almost sounding sincere.

Language and Meaning

There is a good deal of bad language in this novel. Wilson and...

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