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El Refaie, Elisabeth. "Looking on the Dark and Bright Side: Creative metaphors of depression in two graphic memoirs." Auto/Biography Studies 29.(2014): 149–74. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Language: en: English
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1080/08989575.2014.921989
BibTeX citation key: ElRefaie2014
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Depresso", "Psychiatric Tales", Autobiography, Brick, Clark. John Stuart, Cunningham. Darryl, Illness, Metaphor, United Kingdom
Creators: El Refaie
Collection: Auto/Biography Studies
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When people speak or write about their experience of depression, a small number of metaphors often dominate their accounts. This article uses two graphic memoirs to show how comics artists may creatively transform such entrenched metaphors by drawing on the sociocultural conventions and formal properties of the medium.
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