from reading book the complete presepolis
Answer these questions
- In the last pages of Persepolis, Marjaneâ€™s father tells her, â€œWe Iranians, weâ€™re crushed not only by the government but by the weight of our traditions!â€ (339). Why do Marjaneâ€™s parents and grandmother choose to stay in this repressive society when leaving does not seem that difficult?
- Do you approve of Marjaneâ€™s parents decision to send her out of the country on her own at age fourteen (148 ff)? Can you imagine your parents doing the same?
- What does being Iranian mean to Marjane as she adjusts to life as an exile in Austria?
- How would you describe the style of Satrapiâ€™s drawings? How does this style contribute to the story that she tells?
- What price is Marjane finally willing to pay for freedom? What indications are there that this last departure will be more successful than the previous one?