“The visualization of anger in comics” (2012). Charles Forceville

The visualization of anger in comics. February 10, 2012.

Ensuring readers’/viewers’ continued interest in a story requires that they are aware of the goals of one or more protagonists, and make an emotional investment in their success or failure; we hope that the hero or heroine will succeed, and fear that the villain will. We thus empathize with the story’s good guy(s)/girl(s) and antipathize with its bad ones. Of course goodness and badness can be complicated affairs, and we may end up having mixed feelings about characters”

http://comicsforum.org/2012/02/10/the-visualization-of-anger-in-comics-by-charles-forceville/

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