Changing Faces During Wartime
Kind of Activity:
To look for textual/graphic examples of war's effect on everyday citizens, and imagine their own choices in such a situation
Common Core Standards:
Have students find examples of everyday people in Tehran changing their behavior - drastically or subtly - in order to survive the changing regime and wartime. What does it say about people's habits?
Some examples: in "The Trip," the Satrapis wonder at their neighbors' new self-presentations. A woman who used to wear a miniskirt, "showing off her beefy...
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