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Review: Persepolis part one

The revolution is like a bicycle. When the wheels don’t turn, it falls.

Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi

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Okay, I don’t read graphic novels.

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Persepolis Book Review with Spoilers.

Marjane Satrapi‘s graphic novel, Persepolis is written autobiographically and speaks of a time of war between country’s and a war within. This has to be one of the strongest pieces of literature I have come across thus far. 578 more words


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