As the holidays draw near, the public or school library can’t have enough Christmas stories on the shelf. While children tend to be drawn towards the fiction holiday books, many like to peruse the nonfiction as well – and to young children, the story of Santa Claus is as real as it gets. 437 more words
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Is the political cartoon presented below, too violent for 8th grade social studies classes? Parents at a local middle school located in Johns Creek, GA certainly think so. 312 more words
I’m going to kick this series off by introducing you to a man by the name of Thomas Nast. Some call him the Father of the American Cartoon. 981 more words
Hum, Sue. “‘Between the Eyes': The Racialized Gaze as Design.” College English 77.3 (2015): 191-215. Print.
Sue Hum, associate professor of English at the University of Texas, San Antonio, examines the 19th-century political cartoons of Thomas Nast to argue that the assumptions, ideologies, stereotypes, and received knowledge of our social, cultural, and political environments constitute a “lifeworld” that inescapably influences our choices in designing visual messages. 535 more words