We have been doing an illustration study and have learned ways writers use pictures to move their story along. You will notice Kylie's story is mostly pictures because she wants you to get certain feelings as you read her story. Pay particular attention to page 4; here she illustrated the lunchroom with a technique writers use. She zoomed out so you saw her alone in the GIGANTIC cafeteria all alone and hoped you'd get a certain feeling. Did you? What feeling was she trying to convey?
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