Blog Post #4: Thinking of the book as a coming-of-age story, with a focus on connections to readers’ own lives:
- What stages do you recognize in Marji’s attempts to understand justice and forgiveness?
- What forms does teenage rebellion take among Marjane and her friends? To what extent are they like teenagers everywhere? How are they different?
- Several times in Satrapi’s narrative, Marjane seems to hit bottom and decides to remake herself. How are these various new selves related to each other?