Marji, the child narrator of Marjane Satrapi’s powerful cartoon novel, Persepolis, is now a young woman in her early twenties. Where Persepolis was a political. This slight follow-up to Satrapi’s acclaimed Persepolis books explores the lives of Iranian women young and old. The book begins with Satrapi. From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women.
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Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here embroiderifs merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole.
For instance, what about the elderly woman who though long-married and the mother of four has never seen a penis? A cheeky and knowing peek embrouderies the loves, sexual histories and marital secrets of. Embroideries Marjane Satrapi, Author. Buy a Coffee for nat bookspoils with Ko-fi. By turns revealing and hilarious, these satraoi stories about the lengths to which some women will go to find a man, keep a man or, most important, keep up appearances.
I was happy to find this one and another of her works.
The ridiculousness of the prevalent sexual mores is self-evident, but Satrapi also does little to explore either the reasons for these or the implications of other possible attitudes. Little talking heads tell the story in short paragraphs and mix with larger drawings and the effect of a many-voiced conversation is very well done. Embroideries adalah buku karya Marjane Satrapi kedua ebroideries saya baca.
So this graphic novel fit right like a glove. During this time, Satrapi went to numerous illegal parties hosted by her friends, where she met a man named Reza, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq War.
Tea and adversity
There’s no attempt whatsoever to question or challenge or embrace this opinion; the reactions are the claim that in the West aristocrats also value virginity highly another dubious assertion that goes unchallenged and then it’s on with the next anecdote. The next page is a full picture of an elderly gargoyle-looking man nuzzling her chest, she says, “Of course this idiot doesn’t know every time he kisses my breasts, it’s actually my ass he’s kissing Why don’t we behave as Westerners do!?
I was pleasantly surprised by how sex positive the comic was. By turns revealing and hilarious, these are stories about the lengths to which some women will go to find a man, keep a man or, most important, keep up appearances.
They made thousands of kids. Gubrak, Tuing tuing, yaelah, aduh, hahahaha pantes aku gak boleh baca It’s interesting, because their conversation makes it seem like they have some power while living under harsh social restrictions but as Reading this graphic novel was like being invited to tea with a group of Iranian women, except that the talk turned interestingly enough to arranged marriages, cheating husbands, and faking your virginity.
This author is great. How to conceal her shame? That these stories are veritas is what grants them their gravitas. Dec 07, Helly rated it liked it. The scene is Tehran in the early s. I was really impressed by how much Iranian culture, history, and humour could be infused into what amounted to be a simple, every-day gathering of Iranian woman having tea and a “gap-shap” gossip … The women talk about first loves, sex, arranged marriages, forced marriages and husbands in general.
In Persepolis we see a culture where women were treated in a vastly different manner than men. Bold, bewitchingly humorous and politically astute. The Story of a Childhood and Persepolis 2: Fatty made me read it by dangling the “it’s totally your kind of graphic novel” line. Embroideries is appealing enough: I long for more and more. Young Marjane is sent off to prepare the samovar, while her mother, her aunt, her grandmother and their friends do the washing-up.
Feb 05, leynes rated it it was ok. This slight follow-up to Satrapi’s acclaimed Persepolis books explores the lives of Iranian women young and old.
Embroideries – Marjane Satrapi
View all 11 comments. Her graphic novel Persepolis is remarkable and hilarious, and her notable humor is present here as well. Who would not like to be a part of it or even get a glimpse of customs in Iran.
The bride’s parents place a framed photograph on the groom’s seat at the wedding party. And the story begin Embroiderieshowever, couldn’t be a more different take on illustrating her own experiences.
I live for those moments when my mother and I get to discuss old memories of hers and mine. This is why I adored Marji’s mother in Persepolis 2. This is the reason they progress!!! Kimberly Reflections of a Book Addict http: Setelah itu mengalirlah berbagai cerita bahkan unek-unek dari ibu, marjabe, teman dan tetangga Marji mengenai masalah cinta, jodoh, suami, selingkuh, operasi plastik, pengalaman jadi wanita simpanan, bahkan hingga urusan perdukunan dan tentu saja Satrapi’s mother tells an anecdote of the author as a child; still e,broideries spin yarns of their sometimes glamorous, sometimes difficult, lives in Iran.
Satrapi is one of a handful of writer-artists Art Spiegelman and Joe Sacco being the most famous others who have exploited this misapprehension to go where no marketing department has dared to tread. Knowing that they can be who they want to be behind closed doors with like-minded embrouderies increases my hope for a world where women are respected as equally as men are.
From the best—selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. Reading this graphic novel was like being invited to tea with a group of Iranian marjwne, except that the talk turned interestingly enough to arranged marriages, cheating husbands, and faking your virginity.
After marjwne hearty lunch in Tehran, the men go off to sleep while the women wash the dishes.