Maus Stop and Jot - Name Date Period Maus Stop and Jot(Classwork worth a formative assessment grade 30 Directions Today we will go through the framing

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Name _______________________________ Date _______________ Period _____________ Maus Stop and Jot (Classwork worth a formative assessment grade 30%) Directions: Today we will go through the framing and introduction to Art Spiegelman’s Maus : A Survivor’s Tale . Pay close attention to what the author chooses to include before his novel to frame it. We will pause for you to reflect on these epithets and short introduction pieces. Include your understanding of ethos, pathos, and logos where possible. Make sure to take notes while we go over the images and phrases. 1.What do you think will be difficult about this story? Why was this such an important book when it came out? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Who do you think the survivor is in Maus: A Survivor’s Tale? (the father or the son) Provide two(2) reasons to support your response. ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ 3.Why do you think Spiegelman included this quotation from Hitler at the beginning of the novel? How does it frame the novel? 4. Reading Response: Write 5-6 sentences answering the following prompt:
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Name _______________________________ Date _______________ Period _____________ How does this small story frame foreshadow the book? What are the narrator’s father’s views of the world? Why might he have those views?
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  • Rhetoric, Maus, Art Spiegelman, formative assessment grade, _______________________________ Date

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