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Albert Einstein, Graphic Biography (Saddleback Graphic Biographies)

Fast paced and easy-to-read, those softcover 32-page photo biographies educate scholars approximately ancient figures: those that lead us into new territory, pursued medical discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down inventive and creative obstacles. those biographies provide numerous wealthy basic and secondary resource fabric to help instructing to criteria.

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A revelation not of the flesh but of the mind” (74). The contiguous panels of “Coming Out Story” then show the act of reading to be both irremediably outside of the self and the royal road to that self-realization, both an obstacle to and the ultimate means of sexual awakening. Nonetheless, “Coming Out Story” hews to a stauncher notion of facticity that Fun Home eschews. The comic concludes (fig. 6) when Alison states: “I’ve told the true story. My own humble contribution to that epic tale of collective self-revelation that my sisters and brothers have been telling for generations” (12).

1. Alison Bechdel. Fun Home. p. 232. 2. Alison Bechdel. Fun Home. p. 214. The further image in chapter 5 of Alison reading Dr. Spock is an additional nod to the way we can read this chapter as a mise en abyme of the narrative as a whole. Alison’s reading of Dr. Spock, described as “a curious experience in which I was both subject and object” (138), is after all a succinct summary of the autobiographical enterprise itself. In this early meta-autobiographical moment, Dr. Spock seems right on the mark in accurately describing experience.

In that chapter, Alison, the diarist, feels “that gaping rift between signifier and signified” (143) to such an extent that diary entries must finally be crossed off with her curly circumflex, placing doubt amidst even the most ordinary and substantial of her narrative assertions. The OCD crisis is overcome to some extent in that chapter, when Alison no longer wields her pen but gives dictation of her diary entries over to her mother. And yet, Fun Home itself is marked by the same lingering question of the adequacy of writing to convey reality, as the narrative questions its own assertions and tests its affinities against some truths potentially diverging from them.

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