Animal Stereotypes In Maus By Art Spiegelman

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In the book “Maus” by Art Spiegelman the characters are identified in different animals based on the country tthey are from. They are found throughout the whole story in the pictures. I believe the author is doing this based on stereotypes from all there given countries. I believe he is also doing this to show the animal potrayals are chosen for a reason. In this book I believe the animals are characterized as those animals for a specific reason, and also as stereotypes in some cases.I believe with the Jews and the Nazi this happens For example, Jews are represented as mice, and the Nazi are represented as cats. They are characterized as this because the cats are trying to chase around the mice, and kill them. Like the Nazis

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