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September Fifteenth

Page history last edited by Sue Muecke 10 years, 4 months ago

 

 


 

The Not-So-Pop Quiz

 


 

Maus: A Survivor's Tale

 

 

Analysis of the Visual/Written Rhetoric

 

  • Characterization of people/groups as animals 
  • Portrayal of Vladek
  • Imagery 

 

 

Analysis of the Style and Medium 

 

  • Why did Spiegelman choose to tell this tale as a graphic novel?
  • Why did he use black-and-white drawings instead of color? 
  • Why did he frame the Holocaust survival story with the present day interactions of Vladek and Artie? 

 


 

Assignment for Friday:

  • Read all of Maus II: And Here My Troubles Began
  • Write a 250+ word response to the complete Maus.  See the A Game of Cat and Maus page for more information.  Responses need to be posted to this page by 5:00pm on Thursday, September 16.
  • Don't Forget to post your chosen work for Project One as a comment on the Mine, Mine, Mine! page.   

 

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