review Likewise The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook

Likewise The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag

review Likewise The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag

Ariel Schrag concludes her turbulent ride through high school in the long awaited final volume of her acclaimed series of compelling and strikingly honest autobiographical graphic novels Set in Berkeley California Likewise takes us into the holy grail of t. Wow What a disappointment I loved Potential and Definition but Schrag's senior year comic was self indulgent boring repetitive and at 350 pages a chore to get through Even at that length many of the story threads felt like half the information was missing Characters flitted in and out with no introduction or context and there are several pages in which Ariel and a friend seem to be speaking to each other in their own made up language which is never explained for the reader Too much of the book is taken up with Ariel obsessing and obsessing and obsessing over her ex in a really uninteresting way There's also too much meta as Schrag's growing fame from her first books creeps its way into her ability to tell this story the book becomes about itself But not in a good way

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Eenagers every bit as terrifying as it is liberating senior year Struggling with a major longing for her ex girlfriend who has gone away to college her parents' post divorce relationship anxiety over the future and all the graphic details of her complicate. I really tried to love this graphic novel but it's too self aware too self indulgent and too poorly edited Schrag started reading Ulysses and started tape recording her interactions while working on this the senior year volume of her high school chronicles two factors which presumably had a hand in making this almost unreadable at points in its meticulous recreation of the stupid conversations that all high schoolers have I like my coming of age memoirs with a bit distance and a bit crafting of narrative and characterization unfortunately in recording word for word her conversations with her friends and her tortured 17 year old diary entries Schrag produces what is essentially just a series of semi incoherent Livejournal entries with pictures Frankly I don't think Schrag's work would have gotten the level of attention that it has if there wasn't such a tragic dearth of comic books graphic novels by and about ueer girls But Fun Home this is not

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D life Ariel sets out to document everything and everyone And when she discovers James Joyce a whole new world of creativity opens up to her Written with unabashed honesty insight and humor Likewise is a brave account of one teenage girl's search for truth. Oh how brilliant this would've been if it had been a couple hundred pages shorter Following in the footsteps of Potential this chronicles Schrag's last year of high school but spends time dwelling singularly on her struggle to finish writing and drawing Potential and her turbulent relationship with her 1st girlfriend who is also her 1st ex girlfriend Potential managed to have just the right amount of high school angst mixed with her sexual explorations while Likewise is angst drawn and written while angsting over angsty things It has its good moments they just happened to be buried somewhere in the 400 page count the book's only real crime is it's length But it's worth it just for Schrag's still present humor and storytelling flair If you skip over some sections though no one will blame you My Pup (Fitzroy Readers, out to document everything and everyone And when she discovers James Joyce a whole new world Race/Gender/Class/Media of creativity Kinpeibai Kinden Honoo no Kuchizuke opens up to her Written with unabashed honesty insight and humor Likewise is a brave account الكتاب الأسود في حقيقة عبد الناصر وموقفه من الوحدة والاشتراكية وقضية فلسطين of My Wild Irish Rogues one teenage girl's search for truth. Oh how brilliant this would've been if it had been a couple hundred pages shorter Following in the footsteps Blood Roses (Blackthorn, of Potential this chronicles Schrag's last year Pet Owners Guide to the Whippet of high school but spends time dwelling singularly Chiếc Mõ Sừng Trâu on her struggle to finish writing and drawing Potential and her turbulent relationship with her 1st girlfriend who is also her 1st ex girlfriend Potential managed to have just the right amount Reason to Wed (Distinguished Rogues, of high school angst mixed with her sexual explorations while Likewise is angst drawn and written while angsting Africa as a Living Laboratory over angsty things It has its good moments they just happened to be buried somewhere in the 400 page count the book's Godspeed only real crime is it's length But it's worth it just for Schrag's still present humor and storytelling flair If you skip Continence: Current Concepts and Treatment Strategies over some sections though no Skull Stone File (Hunter and Moon Mysteries one will blame you

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