Like a Moth, It Works in the Dark
Paula Petrik, Professor of History and Art History, George Mason University
Examine the image at the right and answer the following questions:
- What are the central objects or figures in the illustration?
- Why is the choice of the insect and the insect's shape particularly appropriate?
- To what historical developments does the illustration refer?
- What does the illustration suggest about the nature of post-World War I race relations?
Updated | April 2004