This character is the heroine and author of Persepolis. She starts as a girl of 10, and at the end is 14 years old.
This character is the protagonist’s father. He works for the government, and enjoys his western lifestyle, but he does not put himself in harm’s way by protesting too vigorously or by opposing the Iranian regime. He gives his daughter instruction in Iranian history and culture, but he does not represent heroism to her, rather caution.
This character is the main character’s mother. She is a westerner, and protests the requirement that Iranian women wear the veil. She is educated and compassionate, and if she is strict when she is looking out for her step-daughter, she instructs her in forgiveness and compassion.
This character is the main character’s uncle. He was the secretary to the leader of Azerbaijan...
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