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The Devil's Wife

The Devil's Wife

A visual narrative adapted from the poem 'The Devil's Wife part I: Dirt', found in Carol Ann Duffy's 'The World's Wife'. I adapted the poem into a six-page piece of sequential illustration, including a double-sided insert in the centre, which I physically divided into two horizontal pages to communicate both the ambiguity and the brutality of the poem.

The Devil's Wife p.1: The devil was one of the men at work
The Devil's Wife centre spread: I'd stare him out, chewing my gum
The Devil's Wife p.4: Coloured lights in the rain