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How to ethically represent histories of loss, tragedy, and violence, such as that of the Jewish Holocaust (Art Spiegelman), the Iranian revolution and Iran-Iraq war (Marjane Satrapi), without recirculating stereotypical depictions of victimhood?
How to honestly document the violence associated with these events without reinscribing that violence and adding to its power? Analyse the strategies that two texts of your choice employ to document and potentially transform these histories of loss, tragedy, and violence. Compare these two books and focus on loss and violence.
Comparative Essay On Ethical Representation Of Histories
Length: 3 pages (849 Words)
Comparative Essay on Ethical Representation of Histories
Literary texts have a significant impact on the reader based on how they are represented. Some words, images, or emotions may be represented in a manner that offends the audience and intensifies the level of associated violence while others may depict some kind of positivity towards the historical event. In Maus: A Survivors Tale by Spiegelman, the author explains the story of a Jewish survivor of Hitlers European oppression, and a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his fathers story. Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi, on the other hand, the story narrates the events of a character in Austria from religious Iran. He believes that Europe is secular and open