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In the comic The Veil, Marjane Satrapi describes the Islamic revolution and women without a choice of freedom. She uses simple comic pictures to tell her story.

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Justyna Kleszcz In class Essay B 03/27/2012 In the comic "The Veil", Marjane Satrapi describes the Islamic revolution and women without a choice of freedom. She uses simple comic pictures to tell her story. However, Scott McCloud notes in his comic "Setting the Record Straight" that comics are an art form. He believes that comics are written for every one and not just for children. ...read more.

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She starts her story with the Islamic Revolution. This event changed her life. She notes, "Then came 1980: the year it become obligatory to wear the veil at school." (Satrapi 149) Girl did not like to wear the veil. They did not understand why they have to do it. Next, Satrapi uses visual emotions of view, like sad faces, black background to express her feeling of the situation. ...read more.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Satrapi by writing this comic shows live in Iraq, which was prohibited. People could not express themselves, and they could not choose they right, so they have to hide behind lies. Her comic catches a point in every frame what mean that people should not be afraid of speaking their mind or stand out because everyone has a right to do it. ...read more.

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