Image of Marjane Satrapi “Embroideries” Marji, the child narrator of Marjane Satrapi’s powerful cartoon novel, Persepolis, is now a young woman in her early . From the best–selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi.

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The segment that best showcases Satrapi’s skill comes toward the middle.

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Embroideries is appealing enough: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I highly recommend this book but will state I enjoyed it better the second time than the first.

Tea and adversity

This is the reason they progress!!! Embroiderieshowever, couldn’t be a more different take on illustrating her own experiences. 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.

The premise of the book is simple: Ahirnya diputuskan merobek sampul plastikna dan baca bukuna dan setelah sekitar menit baca. Setelah itu mengalirlah berbagai cerita bahkan unek-unek dari ibu, bibi, embroiderids dan tetangga Marji mengenai masalah cinta, jodoh, suami, selingkuh, operasi plastik, pengalaman jadi wanita simpanan, bahkan hingga urusan perdukunan dan tentu saja Marjane sei la mia nuova eroina!!

It merely narrates these thoughts as conversations aimed at the reader while offering no solutions, conclusions or judgments for the various issues discussed by its participants. The images strengthened the words in such a way that when I was done reading it I actually felt like I knew and embroiseries spent a little time with these women.


I was equally fascinated, but a feeling of Western feminist frustration clouded the amazing sense of fun given off by the stories. It is haunted by the ghosts of superheroes and generally assumed to be easy reading for sluggish children. Marji, the child narrator of Marjane Satrapi’s powerful cartoon novel, Persepolis, is now a young woman in her early twenties.

That there is no need to have prior knowledge of the events she witnesses at first hand – the fall of the shah, the rise of the ayatollahs, and the Iran-Iraq war – was brought home to me when my and year-old daughters picked up these books in idle curiosity only to shut themselves up in their rooms until they had devoured every page. The Sisters Are Alright: Many are in fact divorced, and share many of the same love concerns and troubles as women everywhere, as well as the same strengths and weaknesses.

From the best—selling author of Persepolis comes this gloriously entertaining and enlightening look into the sex lives of Iranian women. There’s nothing extremely special about that. Her grandmother was as wise as ever.

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. Satrapi shows how these women are moved by compassion, but also curiosity.

Embroideries – Marjane Satrapi

This is a gap where both generations need to negotiate and sometimes speak out against and this exchange perfectly encapsulates satrpi. Satrapi has a keen eye for the deceptions that men and women practice on one another in a society poised uneasily between tradition and modernity. However, embroideriex thing I think Satrapi does very well in Embroideries is demystify how fuzzy and warm these environments are usually portrayed as: Dmbroideries was in charge of the samovar and stated that the tea at noon and night functioned as a gathering time for women to discuss men, love, sex and even plastic surgery.

The critically acclaimed autobiographical graphic novels described Satrapi’s childhood in Iran and her adolescence in Europe with considerable wit, elan and humour. I long for more and more. Embroideries starts out with Marjane Satrapi and her family and friends sitting down with their drinks to devote themselves to their favorite activity: This author is great.


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Well all that is for his wife. But it’s ultimately also pretty thin stuff — and feels closer in quality and presentation to a TV sit-com than a decent book. The graphic novel is a hybrid form that is yet to be harnessed by a clear brand image. Read more Read less. For instance, what about the elderly woman who though long-married and the mother of four has never seen a penis?

After admiring her new fidelity-inducing shape, the women ask how this auntie got the killer bod, she tells them she got her fat moved around. Sebelumnya saya beruntung memperoleh buku Revolusi Iran, Dongeng seorang anak ditumpukan buku bekas di Pasar Buku Palasari.

Observing a young Satrapi in the company of her mother, grand mother, aunts and other female friends sitting around their tea — while the male members are enjoying a nap after a family dinner — and gossiping, is an experience like embroireries observer is right among them sipping tea — at times even feeling like a voyeur – and listening embrooderies their confidential lives, their anxieties, their own personal struggle against social satrpai personal oppression and their intimate feelings of guilt and pleasure.

As the blurb on the book says, these stories “will strike us as at once deeply familiar and profoundly different from our own” and I’m inclined to agree.

We acknowledge and remind and warn you that they may, in fact, be entirely unrepresentative of the actual reviews by any other measure. They do everything like men and get sewn up again to get married!