Trauma is caused by their conflicts and the massacre surrounding her throughout her daily life in Iran.
Examples from book : "I never imagined that you could use that appliance for torture " The horror of the idea of a man cut into pieces canon the illustrated by words.
"Those stories had given me new ideas fro games, the one who looses will be tortured "
The play of black and white is part of Satrapies stated aim to represent the history of horror and violence.
Examples from article : " Persepolis is about witnessing violence with each commence with a black bar framing a white tittle drawn in block letters and precede by a single, shifting icon. Contain images of death bodies and serious, mostly fatal violence".
"The author draws a scene of death not as a child perceives it imperially, but as she imagines it in a culture pervaded by fear of violence and retribution "