Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis
- — kai mitchell (@kaieng339)Wed, Dec 17 2014 23:12:51#eng339 mj growing up, finding her place. can we look at this as symbolic of women finding developing/furthuring their place amidst misogyny
- — kai mitchell (@kaieng339)Wed, Dec 17 2014 23:14:49#eng339 stark, yet playful artwork in both book/film. would it have evoked different response if textual book/live-action film? I think so
- — Valerie Wittman (@ValerieWittman)Mon, Dec 22 2014 05:50:10#ENG339 To her peers in Vienna, Marjane's life was nothing more than a fascinating story. These people would never know the pain she felt.
- — Frank Albano (@Falbanoxhs)Sat, Dec 20 2014 07:56:39#ENG339 Some imagery I liked. "To die a martyr is to inject blood into the veins of society," p115. The expression on his face says it all
- — Robert West (@RobertWest6893)Thu, Dec 18 2014 04:24:11#ENG339 Skull as the Statue of Liberty:a dig at America or the Islamic regime? Or maybe also playing with that the statue was a French gift.
- — Robert West (@RobertWest6893)Wed, Dec 17 2014 18:38:27#ENG339 The way they had the English characters speak over-pronounced and loud French was funny, also showed their disregard for them.
- — Valerie Wittman (@ValerieWittman)Mon, Dec 22 2014 05:45:15#ENG339 The scene that surprised me was when the guardians pulled Marjane over for running to class.. "Your behind moves in an obscene way"
- — Valerie Wittman (@ValerieWittman)Mon, Dec 22 2014 05:42:17#ENG339 The fact that just wearing make up or revealing some hair could cause one to be (arrested/whipped/fined) is unfathomable to me.
- — Robert West (@RobertWest6893)Wed, Dec 17 2014 19:05:59#ENG339 (book) Being arrested for chess&a deck of cards is a terrifying notion. The regime has pit the people of Iran against one another.
- — Robert West (@RobertWest6893)Fri, Dec 19 2014 16:36:56#ENG339 During the illegal tape buying, the women in veils look like black serpents, circling the young Marjane. Ready to strike any moment.
- — Robert West (@RobertWest6893)Fri, Dec 19 2014 17:16:26#ENG339 Linking Coca-cola to why Santa wears red&white&how Christmas was turned capitalist in nature by Americans, I never thought of before
- — Robert West (@RobertWest6893)Wed, Dec 17 2014 18:28:51#ENG339 Perseoplis (film) beginning in semi-color catches the eye of the viewer more than the stark black and white of the graphic novel.
- — kai mitchell (@kaieng339)Wed, Dec 17 2014 23:06:25@RobertWest6893 interesting how the film went in and out of color/black and white. was this for flashbacks or something else you think?
- — Robert West (@RobertWest6893)Thu, Dec 18 2014 04:21:26@kaieng339 I haven't finished the film, but I think it was in semi-color only in the "present". Once Marjane is in France and not Iran.
- — kai mitchell (@kaieng339)Wed, Dec 17 2014 23:10:48#eng339 did people like the book or the film better? or should I say, did one resonate with more poignancy than the other for you?/ why
- — Valerie Wittman (@ValerieWittman)Mon, Dec 22 2014 05:37:33#ENG339 I enjoyed the simplicity of the film version. Especially the change from black/white to color during Marjane's life transitions.
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