• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

As an audience, we analyze texts in great detail and we compare text with other forms of text. The blog by Jennifer Romolimi and the graphic novel Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi have a strong connection with each other, and yet they both have their own uni

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

IB English HL Dolly Huang Sep 1, 2011 Looking at both texts, compare the ways in which the writers use the stylistic features of their genres to convey their views about the treatment of women. In life, our world is surrounded with media and various forms of text and literature. We use words, languages, and graphics to portray our emotions and beliefs. As an audience, we analyze texts in great detail and we compare text with other forms of text. The blog by Jennifer Romolimi and the graphic novel Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi have a strong connection with each other, and yet they both have their own unique point of views and styles. ...read more.

Middle

In the formal writing, we wouldn't start a sentence with "Thing is" and we would probably insert a period in between the sentences. Therefore Romolimi has used colloquial language in her writing, which speaks to the younger age group that she wants to deliver the message to. In contrast of using colloquial language she has showed that she is an experienced writer though well organized sentence structure. She knows how to grab the reader's attention. She first stepped into other people's shoes and spoke from their point of view. Then she opposed her counter argument, which makes a strong statement. Her words were powerful and she has carefully selected her word choices. ...read more.

Conclusion

It also refers that the Islamic revolution was an unfavorable event. Especially women's rights were degraded throughout the revolution. Satrapi has used language and imagery to emphasis on the influence of veil. If we look closely, we'll be able to realize that the girls who are wearing the veil has lack of facial emotion, which refers to the lack of individuality and identity. Compare the title image and the first two frames, we can see the difference that the proper way of wearing a veil is to cover the entire head including hair. The girls in the first two frames have hair sticking of the veil, which gives the sense that they are on the verge of breaking the veil rule. Later Based on her personal experience, she has brought the audience into her childhood through her graphic novel. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our International Baccalaureate Languages section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related International Baccalaureate Languages essays

  1. What makes Gatsby great?

    One might argue that Gatsby is a vain and pretentious character; however, it is more reasonable to surmise that all his conspicuous spending and fabrications were coherent with his notiong that in order to achieve love and happiness, he must have money.

  2. History research - Early Australian bushrangers. English writing -my region and favourite authors.

    In 1842, the Port Phillip Native Police Corps was established. The Corps included white officers and black troopers. The Corps provided a deterrent to Aboriginal attacks on pastoral properties as well as later policing the gold diggings and escorting gold to Melbourne.

  1. Comparative Commentary Text 1 Those Winter Sundays, Text 2 The Boat

    the description of the father's action as "he burned and reburned over and over again". This is also to increase empathy. Increasing the empathy helps us connect more to the author and be able to understand his regret. Another way through which regret is portrayed in text 1 is thought

  2. Vietnamese Poetry and Language

    - Nha�n s�� co� va�y tho�i sao? �t qua�. Co� y ta� kho�ng tra� l�i, ch� th� da�i ngao nga�n. Nh��ng go�i qua� la�n l���t pha�t ra, to�i la� ng��i kha�ch ba�t ng� tha�p tu�ng �oa�n t�� thie�n, ne�n kho�ng ro� qua� co� nh��ng g�, nh�ng cha�c cha�n trong �o�

  1. World Literature: Compare and contrast the changes in the character of Baldini in Perfume ...

    The example further strengthens the claim that both Baldini and Mr. Samsa start to act and think superciliously once they are superior to those once more prosperous than them. So far it can be observed from this analysis that both Baldini from Perfume and Mr.

  2. Creative writing - My written task will be based on a personal blog called ...

    house, a dog, a kitchen, me as a housewife, two kids, a husband, he is busy working? the rest is pretty obvious. That picture kept on haunting me through nights; another company claimed that I was too chatty and too female-opinionated to work there.

  1. Topic: Death and Evolution of a language Type of Text: Short story- Anglopolis Inspired ...

    One could think of Dialectia as a smaller version of Anglopolis. The Prince and his sister, who ruled Dialectia, however, felt completely opposite. Their frustration with their father?s reign over Anglopolis was not something they kept quiet about. The prince was known for his subtle character, but his sister?

  2. I will be investigating the differences between a newspaper report and a blog article ...

    Basically it is a brief note on the Jan lok pal bill .some basic facts which this article gives us are that how Anna Hazare went on a fast and started the anti-corruption campaign, the article tells your ten features of the janlok pal bill it gives us quotes of people.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work