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First-year reading assignment stresses personal development

By | Aug 28, 2008

Ithaca College introduced a new literary medium, the graphic novel, to the incoming freshman class for its First-Year Reading Initiative. “Persepolis,” by Marjane Satrapi, conveys the complexities of the Iranian Revolution in comic-book form. Satrapi first published her book in France, where it received nationwide acclaim. She writes about her life from ages 6 to…