Maus By Michael Spiegelman

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Spiegelman distinctively portrays his father's story as a particular man, representing the Jewish characters as mice and the Nazi characters as cats. The Jews are portrayed as Mice, the Non-Jewish Poles as Pigs, the Nazis as Cats, and the Americans as dogs. This shows an interesting explanation on the people involved in this awful moment in human history. Through Spiegelman's ground-breaking use of the comic book medium, Maus puts into question traditional notions of history, memory, and narrative, offering a fresh perspective on the legacy of the Holocaust.
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