What Literary Graphic Novel Should I Be Reading?

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What Literary Graphic Novel Should I Be Reading?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I prefer graphic novels with the following illustration style:
    • A. 

      Sparse, cartoonish black and white line drawings

    • B. 

      Highly stylized color illustrations

    • C. 

      Highly stylized black and white drawings

    • D. 

      Line drawings with occasional muted tones, but which are primarily in black and white

    • E. 

      Illustrations that focus on setting and enhance the descriptions of a central character

  • 2. 
    Which genre do you usually prefer?
    • A. 

      Historical Fiction

    • B. 

      Autobiography

    • C. 

      Horror

    • D. 

      Fantasy

    • E. 

      Science Fiction

  • 3. 
    I enjoy novels that take place primarily in the following setting:
    • A. 

      Broad geographical landscapes that reflect current international borders

    • B. 

      Mythical or fantastical worlds of an author’s imagination

    • C. 

      Most of the story occurs in a single and oftentimes ominous space

    • D. 

      Dark urban landscapes

    • E. 

      Domestic spaces that exist primarily in the memory of the main character

  • 4. 
    I like books where most of the action takes place in the following time period:
    • A. 

      In the historical past

    • B. 

      In a character’s past

    • C. 

      In the future

    • D. 

      The time frame is irrelevant; the pace of the story is more important to me

    • E. 

      Outside the traditional boundaries of human history

  • 5. 
    My attitude towards violence in the books I read is typically:
    • A. 

      I will tolerate books where violence occurs, but I prefer if it lacks an element of suspense

    • B. 

      I am okay with violence only if it exists in a historical context

    • C. 

      I have a high tolerance for violence, particularly if it helps to advance the plot

    • D. 

      I enjoy novels where the potential for violence is central to the story

    • E. 

      I prefer stories that contain a minimal amount of violence

  • 6. 
    I typically enjoy graphic novels with the following narrative style:
    • A. 

      A balance dialogue and narrative acts as a complement to the illustrations

    • B. 

      I prefer graphic novels with minimal narration. The illustrations should tell most of the story

    • C. 

      The story is told primarily through dialogue between characters

    • D. 

      The story is told primarily from the perspective of a narrator who explains the illustrations

    • E. 

      The story is told through a combination of dialogue between characters and highlighting a character’s private thoughts

  • 7. 
    I enjoy stories that focus on the following character relationships:
    • A. 

      A group of friends trying to overcome a problem

    • B. 

      Familial relationships

    • C. 

      The individual is posited against society

    • D. 

      The relationship between individuals and society

    • E. 

      Non-human characters on a quest

  • 8. 
    I prefer stories that use the following mechanism to advance plot:
    • A. 

      Suspense

    • B. 

      Humor

    • C. 

      Human interest

    • D. 

      International history

    • E. 

      Hypothetical realities

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