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Maus: A Survivor's Tale

Maus: A Survivor's Tale


by Art Spiegelman

Maus: A Survivor's Tale: What Are the Characters in this Story???? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Maus: A Survivor's Tale? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why does Art ask his father about his memories of the Holocaust?

Because he is in an incredibly good mood and needs someone to bring him down
Because he is trying to understand his people’s history
Because he is writing a book about his father’s life
Because he is attempting to determine the identity of a woman mentioned in his father’s diary
Q. For what did Vladek’s wife, Anja, need medical treatment?

Post-partum depression
That pickaxe sticking out of her skull
Lung cancer
Severe arthritis
Q. What happened while Vladek and Anja were away from Poland?

Their son, Richieu, was taken by the Nazis
Kids threw a wild party in their house
Vladek’s factory was vandalized
Anja’s mother was murdered
Q. What happens when Vladek goes to war?

He kills a man, becomes overwrought with grief, and goes AWOL
Lots of exciting stuff from what I recall, but I’m still partial to such classic fare as Vladek Goes to the Supermarket and Vladek Goes to the Notary Public
He becomes badly injured and is discharged
He is taken prisoner
Q. What does Anja’s sister do to avoid deportation?

She has a friend of hers draw up some false documentation indicating that she is not Jewish
She commits suicide
Gets into her private jet and flies herself to her timeshare in Cabo
She hides out on a farm
She holes herself up in the basement, along with her children and nephew