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What does the first number indicate when referring to a place in a graphic novel? Ie. 22/6. Page number. Marjane Satrapi was born in what country?. IRAN. What is the “gutter” in graphic novels?. The space between the panels. Define bildungsroman.

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  • What does the first number indicate when referring to a place in a graphic novel?

    Ie. 22/6


  • Page number


  • Marjane Satrapi was born in what country?


IRAN


  • What is the “gutter” in graphic novels?


  • The space between the panels


  • Define bildungsroman


  • A “coming of age” novel where the protagonist grows.


  • Define Epiphany


  • A sudden realization about something profound.


  • What is the leader of Iran called when the novel begins?


  • Shah


  • Why did the people of Iran want to overthrow their leader at the beginning of the Islamic Revolution?


  • The shah’s regime was repressive and they were oil-backed and sympathized with the west (United States)


  • What are some the changes that take place once the Shah is overthrown?


  • Schools are no longer co-ed, the girls must wear veils


  • What country invaded Iran after the revolution and why?


  • Iraq because they wanted Iran’s oil and Iran was weak from the revolution


  • Who won the war between Iran and the conflicting country?


  • Iran


  • What does Marji want to be when she grows up at the beginning of the novel?


  • A prophet


  • What does Marji learn about her grandfather?


  • That he was a prince


  • What political affilation does much of Marji’s family associate with?


  • communism


  • Why do Marji’s family decide to send her abroad?


  • Her rebellious nature may get her into trouble in the religious Iran


  • Why is Marji so fascinated with her Uncle Anoosh?


  • Because he was in prison for 9 years. She sees him as a hero.


  • Why were Siamek and Moshen (friends of the family) imprisoned during the Shah’s reign?


  • Because one was a revolutionary and the other a journalist who opposed the Shah


  • How does Marji’s relationship with God change after her Uncle dies?


  • She does not want to know God anymore


  • How does Marji feel about her father once the war begins with Iraq?


  • She thinks he is weak and unpatriotic


  • Why does Marji’s mother dye her hair and wear dark glasses for a period of time (beginning of novel)?


  • Because a picture was taken of her at a demonstration


  • What do Marji’s parents do when they are called to school following her misbehavior in school?


  • Criticize the strict school and insult the teacher.


  • Why is it ironic that the old man on the stretcher in the beginning of the novel was being hailed as a martyr?


  • Because he died of cancer, not at a demonstration.


  • Why does Marji stick nails between her fingers and march to attack Ramin?


  • Because Ramin’s father used to work for the Shah.


  • During the war, how do Marji and the other students misbehave at school?


  • Make fun of martyrs and toilet paper the school.


  • Why do the schools give young boys a plastic gold key?


  • The key is to get them into heaven if they are killed in battle


  • What happens to Marji’s Uncle Taher at the end of the chapter “The Passport”?


  • He dies before receiving his passport


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