Study Guide

Persepolis Chapter 7

By Marjane Satrapi

Chapter 7

The Heroes

  • The political prisoners are liberated, and two of the freed prisoners are friends of the family.
  • They invite Mohsen and Siamak over, and Mohsen tells them about the painful torture he endured.
  • At first, Marji takes the horrific torture methods and turns it into a game to play with her friends. Whatever happened to good ol' hide and seek?
  • But later that night, she feels overwhelmed and tries to find comfort with her mom and with God.

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