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The AntiFa and Me

Ages ago when I set off to college, my political views were fairly moderate and conventional, if passionately argued. (For that matter, I still consider myself a “moderate,” if an unconventional one.) At some point I read… 1,273 more words

Political Critiques

Acting the Part: The Theatricality of Resistance in Satrapi's PERSEPOLIS

Marjane Satrapi’s The Complete Persepolis is a text about revolution told revolutionarily. The character of Marji lives through the Iranian Revolution and, throughout the text, revolts against status quos in Iran and Austria and from the West. 1,459 more words


The Revolution will be Drawn: Pages 336-37 of Marjane Satrapi's THE COMPLETE PERSEPOLIS.

Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis saga has, among its many accomplishments, a wonderfully varied panel-page layout. Instead of following the standard American comics panel layout of six or nine panels, three panels forming a tier, and three tiers to a page, … 2,271 more words


A very brief top reads this year

The World Book Day happened next week, and as a celebration I´ve decided to start a new section on my blog for another one of my passions – … 822 more words


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


This Hybrid Age

Note: *Some of my posts in the next several months will focus on feminism or feminism as it appears in popular culture.* Enjoy!

My first encounter with feminism occurred four years ago in Dr. 767 more words

Movie Review: Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi co directed and co wrote this film along side Vincent Paronnaud, based on the comic book she wrote and illustrated, based on her life. 326 more words