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September Fifteenth

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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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