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    The driving force behind this project is the need to address the issue of literacy in young people in the UK today. It was after reading an artic… Read More
    The driving force behind this project is the need to address the issue of literacy in young people in the UK today. It was after reading an article on the BBC website about literacy levels in British teens that I decided to tackle this issue through graphic design. The article highlighted some alarming statistics about the education of our pre-university students. By highlighting the main themes of three of the works of Shakespeare in a ‘graphic novel’ style the intent is to make the subject matter more current and accessible to those students who may feel intimidated by the perceived ‘high brow’ nature of this literature. The production of an educational tool in this style will aid GCSE level teaching staff in the promotion of independent reading. Read Less
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