IB DP Language A Language and Literature – sample text analysis – dog / owner comic

Text:  From https://www.puddlemunch.com

Before analyzing the text make sure to have a look at the following page for a better understanding of how to use the text to help you with your assessments: https://language-literature.com/sample-text-analysis-blog-posts/

Some elements of this text to consider:

  • The four panel structure of this comic – many four panel comics make use of visual repetition as well as dramatic changes from the first to fourth panel.
  • The way in which this particular comic develops humor and leaves it up to the viewer to find the joke (if you don’t get it answer this question – What rhymes with sit?)
  • The fairly simple visual style of this comic
  • The simple but important changes in the facial feature of the dog’s owner.

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