Persepolis: the Story of a Childhood Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapters 1-2

• A year after the Islamic revolution, Marjane Satrapi is ten and her school requires students to wear the veil.

• Satrapi feels that she is destined to be a prophet, so she spends a lot of time reading.

• As the anti-government protests get violent in Iran, Satrapi wants to participate, and when her parents tell her she is too young, she feels abandoned by God.

Chapters 3-4

• Satrapi’s father explains that the Shah was installed by the British, not by God, and he tells her that her grandfather was the king’s son before he was overthrown.

• Satrapi’s grandfather became Prime Minister under the Shah, but he was arrested for his Socialist ideas.

• When Satrapi hears her parents laughing over a circumstance surrounded by death, she is confused and turns to her books for explanations.

Chapters 5-6

• From her reading, Satrapi learns the difference between...

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