November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #6 RLE – Scott McCloud and comics

Scott McCloud is an very successful and well-known cartoonist. One of his comic books is Understanding Comics, a non-fiction text that “explains the inner workings of the medium and examines many aspects of visual communication.” http://scottmccloud.com/2-print/1-uc/ Given his background, it is easy to argue that McCloud’s Understanding Comics is “reliable Read more…

November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #6 RLE – NYT article on history analogies

Article: https://www.nytimes.com/1999/04/18/opinion/war-and-analogy.html The New York Times opinion article “War and Analogy” discusses how different U.S leaders used different analogies to described the situation in Kosovo in the late 1990’s. The op-ed also notes that the politicians used the analogies to argue for a particular kind of response by the United Read more…