'Diagrammatical Dissertation' Depicts Opening Lines of Notable Novels

 - Mar 1, 2014
References: popchartlab & fastcodesign
There is a fascination with the opening lines of famous novels that the Diagrammatical Dissertation infographic poster visualizes perfectly. To start such great literary works is an impressive feat on its own; to understand the structure can be even more daunting. The Diagrammatical Dissertation on Opening Lines of Notable Novels poster is inspired by sentence diagramming (also known as parse trees), which was popularized after 1877 by the book, 'Higher Lessons in English.'

Designed by Pop Chart Lab, the Diagrammatical Dissertation on Opening Lines of Notable Novels poster reflects on the idea of engagement. Creative direction Ben Gibson states, "We like to think that there's some overlap between opening lines and good design: At a glance, you can often tell if you want to spend time with a piece of art."