Worksheet for Marjane Satrapi.docx - Worksheet for Marjane Satrapi\u2019s Persepolis Difficulty Level Moderate Group Presentations Islam The Shah Islamic

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Worksheet for Marjane Satrapi’s PersepolisDifficulty Level:ModerateGroup Presentations:IslamThe ShahIslamic RevolutionLife in Iran before the Islamic Revolution (culture, society, laws)Life in Iran after the Islamic Revolution (culture, society, laws)Graphic Novel TermsI will provide the definitions for you. Bleed - images that run outside the border of the panelBorder - edge or outline of the comic pageCaptions - contain information about a scene or characterColorist - This person gives the comic color and adds to the weight and vibrancy of the image. The colorist is often responsible for helping set tone and mood via color.Dialogue Word Balloons - contain character dialogue; communication between/among charactersEmanata - text or icons that represent what is going on in a character's headFrame - lines or boxes around a panel(s)Graphic weight - a term that describes the way some images draw the eye more than others, creating a definite focus using color and shading in various waysGutters - space between panels where the reader infers movement and action between panelsPanels - squares or rectangles that contain a single scenePenciler - Primary artist. This person takes the script and draws the comic. They draw the comic in pencil which then gets inked and colored later.Sound Effect - words that show sound is happeningThought Balloons - contain a character’s thoughtsWriter - The writer writes the story and has the overall vision of how the story will go. They write the dialogue and how the story will progress.Vocabulary – define these terms:Asylum: the protection granted by a nation to someone who has left their native country as a political refugee.Ayatollah: a Shiite religious leader in Iran.Belligerent: hostile and aggressive.Cadaver: a corpse.Carnage : the killing of a large number of people.Console: comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment.
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Counterinsurgency: military or political action taken against the activities of guerrillas or revolutionaries.Coup: a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government.Covert: not openly acknowledged or displayed.Cyanide: a salt or ester of hydrocyanic acid, containing the anion CN− or the group —CN. The salts are generally extremely toxic.Compare with nitrile.Decadence: moral or cultural decline as characterized by excessive indulgence in pleasure or luxury.Degenerate: having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable;showing evidence of decline.Dialectic: the art of investigating or discussing the truth of opinions.Emigration: the act of leaving one's own country to settle permanently in another; moving abroad.Euphoria: a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness.Exile: the state of being barred from one's native country, typically for political or punitive reasons.
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