What is the book Maus by Art Spiegelman about? Who is the hero in the book?
Maus is about Vladek Spiegelman's life and survival of the Holocaust. Since the story is mostly about Vladek, he is the protagonist . The story is told in the format of a graphic novel, which is written and illustrated by Vladek's son, Artie. It chronicles Vladek's journey from bachelorhood to marrying into a wealthy Jewish family, and then through the horrors of World War II and concentration camps. Vladek and his wife Anja have a son named Richieu who doesn't make it through the war because the woman they send him to for protection eventually poisons him in order to avoid going to a...
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