Another metaphor the author used was the different types of animals how they lived. Each animal had a class. The mice were at the bottom the pigs were in the middle and the cats were at the top. The mice were like peasants, and the cats were like knights.
2. What is the cultural and educational background of the author and how did this background influence the book? In what ways do the events in the books reveal evidence of the author’s world view?In the story Maus by Art Spiegelman the author demostrates his farthers life story abou twhen he was in WW2(World War 2). In Maus the shows and describes the life of a witness in WW2(World War 2.)
He began cartooning in 1960, and after a while he wanted to write a story about WW2(World War 2) and he went to his father and asked him about his life. This background influence the book by getting a real life story. In other other words the book Maus is based on a witness that was acuatully there at the time and what he experienced and went through.