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Shojo Manga & Symbols presented by Robin Brenner for Simmons College
Redefining Literacy           Literacy (strict definition)        - the ability to read and write         Literacy as a set ...
Manga Categories• Shonen = tween and teen boys• Shojo = tween and teen girls• Seinen = men college age & up• Josei = women...
Shojo
Shojo   Shonen
Manga subgenres• Career advice    • Food Manga• Housewife tales  • BL or Yaoi• Salarymen        • Memoirs &• Workplace dra...
josei   josei    shonen   shojo    shonen   seinenseinen   seinen   shonen   shonen   josei    shojoshonen    josei    sho...
josei   josei    shonen   shojo    shonen   seinenseinen   seinen   shonen   shonen   josei    shojoshonen    josei    sho...
Symbols
Western Symbols
Speech   Swearing   Thought   Dead  Western Symbols
Japanese Symbols
Silence   Sweatdrop   Ghost   Japanese Symbols
Japanese Symbols
Japanese Symbols
ANGER              BLUSHING           CANINE TOOTH                SNORT           = One irritated and         embarrassed ...
Action Lines
Action Lines
Text Bubbles
Text Bubbles
Flowers & Sparkles
Flowers & Sparkles
Anger
Anger
Nosebleed
Nosebleed
Flashback
Exaggeration
Exaggeration
Aladdin & Jasmine   Jafar   Sultan         Character Types
Hisoka   Tzusuki   Muraki   Character Types
Panel Transitions
Panel Sequences
Panel Sequences
Panel Sequences
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
Manga literacy 2012
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Manga literacy 2012

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Manga literacy 2012

  1. 1. Shojo Manga & Symbols presented by Robin Brenner for Simmons College
  2. 2. Redefining Literacy Literacy (strict definition) - the ability to read and write Literacy as a set of skills for interpreting information in:• Oral or written language • Equations• Images • Gestures• Symbols • Videos & Animation• Sounds
  3. 3. Manga Categories• Shonen = tween and teen boys• Shojo = tween and teen girls• Seinen = men college age & up• Josei = women college age & up
  4. 4. Shojo
  5. 5. Shojo Shonen
  6. 6. Manga subgenres• Career advice • Food Manga• Housewife tales • BL or Yaoi• Salarymen • Memoirs &• Workplace dramas Nonfiction
  7. 7. josei josei shonen shojo shonen seinenseinen seinen shonen shonen josei shojoshonen josei shojo josei seinen shonen
  8. 8. josei josei shonen shojo shonen seinenseinen seinen shonen shonen josei shojoshonen josei shojo josei seinen shonen
  9. 9. Symbols
  10. 10. Western Symbols
  11. 11. Speech Swearing Thought Dead Western Symbols
  12. 12. Japanese Symbols
  13. 13. Silence Sweatdrop Ghost Japanese Symbols
  14. 14. Japanese Symbols
  15. 15. Japanese Symbols
  16. 16. ANGER BLUSHING CANINE TOOTH SNORT = One irritated and embarrassed young manJapanese Symbols
  17. 17. Action Lines
  18. 18. Action Lines
  19. 19. Text Bubbles
  20. 20. Text Bubbles
  21. 21. Flowers & Sparkles
  22. 22. Flowers & Sparkles
  23. 23. Anger
  24. 24. Anger
  25. 25. Nosebleed
  26. 26. Nosebleed
  27. 27. Flashback
  28. 28. Exaggeration
  29. 29. Exaggeration
  30. 30. Aladdin & Jasmine Jafar Sultan Character Types
  31. 31. Hisoka Tzusuki Muraki Character Types
  32. 32. Panel Transitions
  33. 33. Panel Sequences
  34. 34. Panel Sequences
  35. 35. Panel Sequences

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