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Alison Bechdels Fun Home and Lynda Barrys One Hundred Demons direct the importance of how to manage Both stories cover a vast experience of childhood that deals with concealing the truth from the people around the society that denies them the freedom to become a genuine individual Bechdel and Barry explore the pressure of being disregarded or becoming an outsider once the truth is known Although Alison Bechdels Fun Home and Lynda Barrys One Hundred Demons address different motifs of difference sexuality in the former and race and class in the latter as well as using iconography differently their similarities in terms of transition and closure though not chronological in retrospect and detail of the images and word description of their childhood memories are what invite the marginalized reader to come out of hiding Both comics emulate struggles of Bechdel and Barrys childhood the importance of guidance and support that parents give and the process of coping with difference and segregation in our society Both comics cover a significant part of the authors life but their memories are based on different fraught motifs sexuality and race Bechdels comic shows her journey to self-discovery her sexuality becoming public and important factor of moving on as an adult the way she is able to challenge her father as well the conventional gender roles Barry faces a disfigurement with her belonging especially with her neighborhood or school kids Though their work brings out a truth most of us seek out the comic pair conveys different subjects that face parallel scrutiny within society The comics have different style as well of delivering dissimilar topics Bechdels comic illustration displays more authenticity than Barrys style of drawing and writing Bechdel has realistic looking characters draws as well her attention to detail making the scene of the events seem more authentic Barrys quite literal translation of her childhood is seen in her drawing and further in her writing the
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