Please take the quiz below before Thursday morning:
Respond to/discuss the two following questions in the comments section below for your weekly participation grade:
- Using what you already know about the Holocaust, why do you think the author chose to portray the Jews as mice and the Nazis as cats?
- The novel often jumps between present-day Artie and his elderly father Vladek and the story of Vladek’s past. Look back at the frames of present-day Vladek (use info from this chapter and previous ones.) What are some of the characteristics of present-day Vladek?
For extra credit, visit the “Wellness” onglet on the blog for ways to manage stress during this difficult time. Wellness
Try the meditation exercise and comment on the post with your reaction/experience.