Persepolis Question & Answer

Persepolis Question & Answer

Section One

Why did Marjane Satrapi have to wear a veil?

Marjane wore a veil because the government became an Islamic state and it became a law to where the veil. Anyone who did not wear a veil would be punished by the government. The government was very strict and religious. It was also a sign of solidarity with ayatollah khomeini and a symbol of opposition to the shah’s regime.

2) Why did Marjane not want to be a prophet anymore?

Marjane did not want to be a prophet anymore because she was too occupied with the revolution that was going on. At the beginning of the book Marjane was young and very religious but as the book ...

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very poor, and their social class was lower class. They knew they would not be able to care for here because they already had 15 kids of their own and where very poor. I can assume another reason they gave her away was because they didn't have a lot of money so they couldn't afford to keep Merhi any longer so they gave her so they could have more money to focus on their other 15 children.

2) Why were Merhi’s and the boys love impossible?

When Mr. Satrapi confronts the man about Merhi, And explains how Merhi is not his daughter and only his maid the man seems shocked and later disinterested in her this is because the boy and Merhi where in two completely different social classes. This is dew to the fact that Merhi is not concerned someone in the eyes of many she is viewed as a poor housemaid that just works for an upper class family and until she stops being a maid will never be viewed as anything else. With these reasons the man decided to back away from the situation and ...

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