In my opinion, Art Spiegelman’s book “The Complete Maus” does an incredible job of showing the reader how very real the incidents of the holocaust were. Throughout its pages, we constantly see names. Names we forget only minutes later, but names nonetheless of each and every Jew that a single man new in his misadventures through that horrific event. We see into the lives of the Jews themselves. The lives of both the rich and the poor being portrayed as pictures, documenting everything these Jews lived through before, during, and after the holocaust. I think it is very helpful for history’s sake to have a special look into these sorts of things. To understand not from the perspective of the person watching from afar, but from the eyes of the victim or conqueror of a real moment. People do not turn on their televisions to hear an announcer speak on the affairs of a football game. They turn on their televisions to actually see the game itself, to watch what is happening so that they themselves may have a better understanding of what really goes on on that field. For this reason, the book of Maus is a great telling of an inside view of a very important event in history. A telling that opens the eyes of the reason and lets them think for themselves on what the character may truly be going through. I picked this picture of the stars to say what Maus does as a story. It shows that even though names were taken by the Germans and replaced with number and stars, that true history will never forget the real names and that stars, no matter how many, will always be beautiful when you take a better look at them. Maus says this very well.