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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


Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi - A Literary Review

Its 1980. Marjane (Marji) is ten years old. She lives in constant turmoil and fear with her parents. Iran is not a place of peace. She is forced to wear the veil. 479 more words


Book Review: Chicken with Plums

I happened to read ‘Chicken with Plums’ by Marjane Satrapi recently. The book tells the story of Nasser Ali Khan, a famous tar musician, who becomes distraught after his tar is broken and after numerous attempts to find another one for himself and being unable to do so, he decides to end his life. 408 more words