TITLE

How Picture Books Work: A Semiotically Framed Theory of Text-Picture Relationships

AUTHOR(S)
Sipe, Lawrence R.
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Children's Literature in Education;Jun98, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides an overview of the various ways in which the relationship between the words and pictures in a picture book has been conceptualized. Conceptualizing the text-picture relationship; Synergy of words and pictures; Analysis on a few of the possible semiotic triads in the text and picture of ninth opening of `Where the Wild Things Are.'
ACCESSION #
799591

 

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