Mr. Coward and Mr. Brazil: 8th Grade English
Maus Study Questions: Chapter 1: "The Sheik"
(15 points total)
Why is Chapter One called "The Sheik"?
(3) What three things does Artie say have "taken their toll"
on his father?
What evidence does Vladek still show from the concentration
On page 12, the circular panel marks the beginning of Vladek's
story. Where do we first
interrupt that story, and come back to the present for
a moment? (page and panel)
In what year did Vladek meet his future wife Anja?
True or False. Anja came from a very rich family.
True or False. Vladek married Anja for her money.
(2) What evidence do we have that Vladek is very worried
(4) List any words/things
you don't understand, or questions you have so far.