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Questions about Art Spiegelman's graphic novel 'Maus'. Use this tag with [art-spiegelman] and [comics].

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Why did Vladek get soup when he presented a clean shirt?

On page 94 of Maus II: A Survivor's Tale, Vladek trades some of his food for a lice-free shirt that he carefully cleans and wraps in paper. He later presents the clean shirt in order to get soup. Why ...
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What nationality do rabbits represent in "Maus"?

In page 37 panel 1, there are 2 rabbits sitting down and talking. What nationality do they represent?
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Why were these animals used to represent the different countries in Maus?

In Art Spiegelman's Maus, he represents different people from different countries as different animals. For instance, he represents the Jews as mice, the Germans as cats, the Polish as pigs, the ...
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