Understanding Comics Chapter 3

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 897

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Understanding Comics Chapter 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    McCloud states, "our senses can only reveal a world that is fragmented and incomplete...our perception of 'reality' is an act of faith, based on mere fragments."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The "phenomenon of observing the parts but perceiving the whole has a name. It's called...
    • A. 

      Fragmented Reality.

    • B. 

      Pass the Five Senses.

    • C. 

      Closure.

    • D. 

      Peek-A-Boo

  • 3. 
    Which answer is NOT an example of CLOSURE.
    • A. 

      A reproduced photo in a newspaper.

    • B. 

      A image on television.

    • C. 

      The above comics sequence.

    • D. 

      10 bottles of Pepsi Cola.

  • 4. 
    Fill in the blank: __________ use(s) CLOSURE like no other, "the audience is a willing and conscious collaborator."
    • A. 

      Cartoons

    • B. 

      Television

    • C. 

      Comics

    • D. 

      Newspaper and Magazines.

  • 5. 
    Fill in the blank: The space between comic book panels is called _________. "This is where human imagination takes two separate images and transforms them into a single idea."
    • A. 

      The Gutter

    • B. 

      The Median

    • C. 

      The Third Rail

    • D. 

      Splitsville

  • 6. 
    "Comics is a duo-sensory medium. It relies on only two of the five senses to convey a WORLD of experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The most popular panel to panel transitions throughout the world of comics is...
    • A. 

      Moment-to-Moment

    • B. 

      Scene-to-Scene

    • C. 

      Death-to-Death

    • D. 

      Person-to-Person

    • E. 

      Action-to-Action

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Mark all entries below that are "real" Panel-to-Panel transitions in comics.
    • A. 

      Non-Sequitur

    • B. 

      Aspect-to-Aspect

    • C. 

      Scene-to-Scene

    • D. 

      Subject-to-Subject

    • E. 

      Action-to-Action

    • F. 

      Moment-to-Moment

  • 9. 
    Scene-to-Scene transitions...
    • A. 

      Transport the reader across large distances of space and time.

    • B. 

      Places the reader between 3 to 4 years ahead of the last panel seen.

    • C. 

      Are similar to Moment-to-Moment transitions.

    • D. 

      Were adapted from the film industry.

  • 10. 
    "Aspect-to-Aspect transitions haven been an integral part of American mainstream comics almost from the beginning."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False