Essay on Analysis Of Persepolis By Marjane Satrapi

1196 Words Apr 17th, 2016 5 Pages
Social inequality is often described as the existence of unequal opportunities or rewards for the different statuses within a specific group or society. This novel demonstrates an abundance of prejudicial classifying that results in the corruption of the society the adolescent Satrapi is facing. In the novel, Marjane Satrapi often achieves a sense of compassionate wisdom as a result of observing class inequalities and experiencing social and cultural transformation caused by the revolution and consequential war. The purpose of this paper is to elaborate on the theme of war in the novel Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi to highlight the social inequalities in Iran.
To discuss an exceptionally vague point, social classes can typically be identified as a large category of similarly ranked citizens located in a hierarchy and distinguished from larger categories. For example, a few of these specific traits can include occupation, wealth, education, and income. These social classes are divided into these groups; upper, middle, and lower class. Each of these classes can be individual, grouped together, or further subdivided into smaller classes. Social inequality is found in essentially every society. Social inequality is shaped by a range of structural factors, such as geographical location or citizenship status, and are often reinforced by cultural addresses and defining individualities.

The adolescent Satrapi lived in perpetual confusion and unawareness of what was occurring in…

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