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I re-wrote a chapter called The Vegetable of the graphic novel Persepolis which was written by Marjane Satrapi The audience of my short story is people who enjoy reading graphic novels especially Persepolis and are willing to explore the same book with a different genre a short story The reason behind why I chose The Vegetable chapter was because while reading I felt like Marjanes ideas about her identity and past especially changed in this chapter and it was a crucial turning point for the whole novel I wanted to have a look at this shift by changing the narrator making it something rather than Marjane herself I personally love the novels when the author does not reveal everything at once when she hides some issues in it and leaves it to the reader to discover while reading I tried to do the same in my short story The type of text also changed since I could not draw comics as it is in the book I wrote it like it is prose fictionIn the writing process I used defamiliarization theliterarytechnique of telling the story in an unfamiliar point of view in order to make the audience see the common things I re-wrote the chapter from a clouds point of view but I never used the word cloud itself I wanted the reader to discover it by following the events and words used Being blown by the wind from one place to another being passed through a herring gull causing rain by crying and then a rainbow by the arrival of the sun were some of the signs of the narrator as a cloud Using these I believe that I reached my purpose of re-writing the chapterOf course she was supposed to grow up She was supposed to discover and even to fail sometimes This was the only way that she could learn trial and error As every experience added to her as a capability
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