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I read the graphic novel Persepolis written by Marjane Satarpi. The book is 156 pages

“How good it feels to walk without a veil on my head (ch.25, pg.

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Persepolis review

By Aleksandra Piotrow


Describing Persepolis as an autobiography of Marjane Satrapi’s life during the Islamic Revolution in comic strip form would be very simplistic. The book is so much more than just a memoir of a 10-year-old girl witnessing the overthrow of the Shah’s regime and life in Iran following the revolution. 952 more words


IMWAYR and then some more interesting stuff...

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I am currently reading Persepolis.

It is written by an author of the name Marjane Satrapi. 362 more words

Video on Double Standards!

At the end of last semester my English class was divided into groups and assigned create a video on a topic from one of the books we read over the course. 111 more words

My Life

Isolation and Western Perception in Satrapi's "Persepolis"

Oppression and misplaced representations of Iranians as foreign ‘Others’ led Marjane Satrapi, an Iranian in exile, to publish Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood; a graphic novel released in Western countries to communicate the unknown virtues of Iranian culture. 1,749 more words


February Bookhaul #1

Today’s post is dedicated to my first bookhaul of the month of February and it only consists of books for uni. Boring? I hope not, because I see I have quite a lot to read in the coming weeks. 807 more words


Happy Favourites of the Week - Ice skating and Persepolis

Charity woman – I’ve seen this one woman on the streets this week several times and each time she is speaking with a different homeless person making sure they are fine, enquiring into their lives and generally caring. 257 more words