The Consequences Of Rebellion In Shakespeare's Persepolis

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Satraphi is a rebellious character. Many of the actions that she takes against her family and

teachers are rebellious. When she rebelled against her parents, she went to the demonstrations

and protested against the Shah when she was strictly forbidden. Satraphi protested to fight for her

family that were put in prison and killed by the shah. Teenagers now are getting more rebellious

as time goes on. They misbehave and going out of their way to do whatever they feel is best for

them without thinking of the consequences. Satraphi did not care for the consequences arriving

her way from her actions. Phycologist says rebellion is the poster characteristic of the teenage

years. There are two common types of rebellion; socially
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Rebellion was taken more seriously

in the work more than it is now. Parents' are more familiar with it so they understand and

manage it quite well. Not only was Marjane rebellious, but so were here family and friends.

Clifford 3 Page 108 in Persepolis, Mr. Satraphi was pulled over by the cops and he was suspected of

drinking. He denied it, but they didn’t believe it. In America they are more lenient. Drinking is

not illegal, you just can’t drive drunk or drink while driving. Sometimes parents rebel for their

children. Mrs. Satraphi wanted to bring something back from their trip and she suggested a

poster so she tore linen out of a jacket and shoved the poster in there. In America when you are

doing things against the law, you are not doing it for your kids. When Satraphi and Mehri were

caught, demonstrating they were both slapped. In the United States, there isn’t demonstrating. We

avoid those issues by having a democratic government. Us as people have a part in the elections

for the president we feel will run the best country rather than Satraphi’ s country where
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Marjane sees that and thinks it's okay. It’s just like here, when a child sees a parent doing

something like cursing, drinking or breaking the law in anyway there is a large chance they are

going to follow. Parents discipline children in the United States the same way they do in Iran

to let them know it is not okay to be doing the things they are doing. But it isn’t granted they will

Clifford 5 stop doing it just because they see the parent doing it. According to “Theories of Adolescent

Risk-taking Behaviors” from The Handbook of Adolescent Health Risk Behavior, risky,

rebellious behaviors often earn teens acceptance and respect from their peers. Us as teens

sometimes try to show off in front of our friends to gain some type of respect by doing things

could get us in trouble with not only our parents but the law too. When Marjane disobeys the law

and her family she only does it because she feels trap not because she has any friends to impress.

According to “The Longitudinal Study of Self-esteem: Implications for Adolescent

Development,” published in The Journal of Youth and Adolescence, teenagers with low

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