DOODLE FICTION, MANGA AND GRAPHIC NOVEL
SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
Literature has had a great impact on society. It is the human way of providing entertainment, disseminating information, and preserving culture. It is significant to everyone because it preserves memories, emotions, knowledge, lifestyles, and so on.
This blog highlights the similarities and differences of Doodle Fiction, Manga, and Graphic Novel in terms of their elements and structures. These are some of the 21st Century Literature Genres that are widely known in today's generation.
•A literary presentation where the author incorporates doodle drawings and hand written graphics in place of traditional font.
•Drawings enhance the story, often adding humorous elements that would be missing if the illustrations were omitted.
Japanese word for comics. It is used in the English-speaking world as a generic term for all comic books and graphic novels originally published in Japan.
are narrative and written in comic book formats.These novel can be employed in broad manner, encompassing non fiction to fiction,from short to long stories.
SIMILARITES OF DOODLE FICTION, MANGA AND GRAPHIC NOVEL
•Drawings, illustrations, or graphics are used in all of these genres to tell a story. This is only a basic definition of each genre.
•Doodle Fictions use doodles to create a more humorous and/or engaging effect, whereas Manga and Graphic Novels use a comic book style.
• All of these styles contain images that effectively engage viewers. These are all from the twenty-first century. Each genre could not exist without the assistance of a computer or digital mechanisms.
• Manga and Graphic Novels are both in the comic book style. They use panels with illustrations and texts for readers to quickly understand. Doodle Fictions and Graphic Novels are not necessarily from a specific country, as long as the literary piece contains elements with or defines itself as these genres, they can be branded likewise.
DIFFERENCES OF DOODLE FICTION, MANGA AND GRAPHIC NOVEL
In Terms of Elements
•These three differ in elements mostly in the aspect of style and narration.
•Doodle fictions use handwritten elements to write its text and drawing.
•Manga use a very specific Japanese art style to draw the graphics, also they are read from right to left. Elements in Manga always pertain, exclusively, to the Japanese. These Japanese elements include culture, the people, environment, behavior, and the likes.
•Graphic novels use a very Americanized art style in drawing the comic, and must be read from left to right.
In terms of Structure
•Structural differences in Manga and Graphic Novels are very little since both are in comic book style. Both of which have panels to separate a scene from another scene.
•In terms of text, they vary their language and structure in the formality of the pieces.
• All traditional Japanese manga reads from right to left, the reverse of English, which reads from left to right. In original manga-style books, the action, the word bubbles, and sound effects are all written in this direction.
•The structure differs the most from Doodle Fictions. Unlike Manga and Graphic Novels, Doodle Fictions have a novel or storybook style of narration.
• Doodle fictions show both text and pictures in a way like articles are written, while, the comic book styles don't.
Doodle Fiction, Manga, and Graphic Novels have a lot of similarities and differences but their main purpose is to entertain their readers.
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