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The Comics of HergéWhen the Lines Are Not So Clear$
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Joe Sutliff Sanders

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781496807267

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2018

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496807267.001.0001

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Actions, Disjunctions, and Passions in Graphic Narratives

Actions, Disjunctions, and Passions in Graphic Narratives

Narrative Virtualities in The Adventures of Tintin

Chapter:
(p.33) Chapter Two Actions, Disjunctions, and Passions in Graphic Narratives
Source:
The Comics of Hergé
Author(s):

Benjamim Picado

Jônathas Miranda de Araújo

Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496807267.003.0003

This chapter fuses ideas from Roland Barthes and Thierry Groensteen to examine the use of moments of mundanity between turning points in a story. Its insights have implications for the construction of both suspense and humor, two emotions in which Hergé’s books certainly excelled.

Keywords:   Hergé, Tintin, Barthes, Humor, Suspense

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