Point of View Exercise
Kind of Activity:
To consider Persepolis from different perspectives
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.3 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.3a CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.3d
Persepolis, as Marjane Satrapi's memoir, naturally does not allow for the intrusion of other perspectives. In this day's reading, Marjane comes into conflict with Reza, her grandmother, and her parents. Discuss Marjane's portrayal of these characters. What might be the dissonance/conflicts between their experiences of the war and Iranian society, and Marjane's?
How might the character of Marjane be seen from their eyes?...
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