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Senior Project submitted to The Division of Languages and Literature of Bard College.
This project is concerned with how we remember, represent, and reinterpret personal history, and it addresses what happens when the intangible stuff of memory and personal experience (lacking any stable visual appearance) are materialized into a visual format – that is, into the medium of comics, comprised of both images and words. Two stand-alone comic books deeply invested in this task of reinterpreting personal memories are at the fore of this analysis: David B.'s Epileptic and David Mazzucchelli's Asterios Polyp.
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Scarf, Malkie, "Drawing Out the Intangible: A Study of the Depiction and Reinterpretation of Memory in Two Comics" (2016). Senior Projects Spring 2016. 360.