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  • 1. What are graphic novels? Short History ofGraphic Novels A Visual History

2. Graphic Novels book length comicbooks that tell a storyusing images and text made forchildren, teenage, and adult audiences often deal withserious issues andmature content (notnecessarily funny) 3. Art SpiegelmansMAUS took 13 years tocomplete tells the story ofSpiegelmans attemptsto learn about hismother and fathersexperiences during theHolocaust mixes fiction, non-fiction, biography, and 4. Historical Context Creating Class K-W-L Chart 5. What about the ordinary men and women involved in thesecrimes? The guards at the Nazideath camps, thecontractors who builtthe deathchambers, the clerkswho registered thenumbers tattooed onevery Jew, and manymore people involved inAdolf Hitlersextermination program Fact: In 1938, Hitler was featured on thewere all ordinary cover of Time magazine as Man of thecitizens with Yearspouses, children, mothers, fathers, boyfriends, 6. THE (IN)FAMOUS MILGRAMEXPERIMENT (1960--) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6GxIuljT3w 7. Findings: SHOCKED Americans! results suggested that ordinary, decent Americancitizens were just as capable of committing atrociousacts against their conscience as the Germans Are you surprised that 65% of test subjectscontinued to administer the electric shock tothe fatal dosage? What would YOU DO?? Would you question the experiment?? 8. It was simplywhat seemedsensible for me towrite after the warwhen everyonewas thanking Godthey werentNazis. Id seenenough to realizethat every singleone of us couldbe Nazis.-William Goldingon his novel Lord of the