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    Relationshipis the bondage in which the Indian society prevails. Githa Hariharan being an Indian women writer has written many novels and short stories. In all her novels she deals with the theme of social, political issues. She also deals with problems faced by women in Indian society. One another theme is relationship. In all her novels, she deals with some kind of relationship. In the novel The Ghosts of Vasu Master Hariharan deals with the relationship between a teacher and a student. She also says about the importance of teaching and education. Similarly in this novel, Hariharan says how Vasu Master put his effort to teach Mani and his life after retirement. This paper deals about the relationship between Vasu Master and Mani. Key Words: Relationship, teaching, education, teacher, student. The Indo – Anglian literature comprises of many women writers in English. In such a condition women writers have been playing an important role as a representative. Most of the Indian women novelists deal with the issues of women and their problems. These Indian women novelists have high knowledge of life and it reveals in their writings. These writers pave way for the younger generation of Indian women novelists. Women writers like Shasi Deshpande, Arundhathi Roy, Manju Kapur, Anita Nair have contributed a lot to Indian English Literature. Among the younger generation writers, one notable novelist is Githa Hariharan. Githa Hariharan was born in 1954 in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. She…

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    Marjane Satrapi, the author of «Persepolis», was born in 1969 in Iran, in an aristocratic family, belonging to the Qajar dynasty, whose members ruled Iran between 1781 and 1925. Despite their origins, Satrapi's parents shared the ideas of communism, and her uncle had even been executed for his political beliefs. (Tulli) "Persepolis" is a story of Marjane Satrapi growing up in her native Iran. The events in the book take place in the period from 1979 until the end of the 80’s. The overthrowing…

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    Persepolis Perfect Paragraph One major theme in Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi is feminism and a major symbol that connects to that theme is the veil. In the beginning of the novel, Marji tells us that they have started to make veils mandatory at school, and the girls do not like it, especially since the boys can wear whatever they want. The girls complain that it’s too hot and play around with it, throw it on the floor, and take them off many times. They’re supposed to wear the veil in order to…

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    Obsolete and restrictive traditions and customs have damaging and devastating effects on the development of societies. Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi is an autobiographical tale that recounts her life as a young woman growing up in the aftermath of the Iranian Revolution. Although Marji’s family has always been secular, Marji must wear a veil and attend a religious, girls-only school as a result Iran’s fundamentalist regime. This is the first step that the Iranian regime takes towards limiting…

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    The role of women in Persepolis Kim Scheepens 21-10-2015 • What is the role of women in the story? Compare and contrast the various women: Marji, her mother, her grandmother, her school teachers, the maid, the neighbors, the guardians of the revolution. In Persepolis, Marjane shows very clearly that the women in her life had a big impact on the way she develops throughout the novel and these…

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    The author, Marjane Satrapi, writes to portray the role of women and their femininity during the New Regime. Persepolis is written during the Islamic Revolution of 1979 in Iran. The novel is written to illustrate how the Islamic Revolution leads to change culture and society in Iran. “In 1997 a revolution took place. It was later called The Islamic revolution.” (Satrapi 3) Satrapi writes how during the Islamic Revolution it was a difficult time for families, but mostly for the women. Persepolis…

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    Both “Persepolis” and “The Armenian Community of Tabriz” are presenting the life in Iran during Reza Shah’s reign. However, each passage has its unique approaches and sides that sometimes correspond to each other. Both Satrapi and Gregorian are demonstrating their childhood period. Although it took place in the same period, there are also some differences in their early childhood, lifestyle, financial status and household accommodation. Satrapi’s early childhood was spent in an easygoing way.…

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    Persepolis Humour Essay

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    The Iranian Revolution may not seem like the ideal situation for humour to be applied, but humour is seen often in Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel Persepolis; a book retelling Satrapi’s childhood during the revolution. Although her story is littered with the tragedy and brutality of oppression and war, the horrors she experienced are often combined with funny moments that seem impossible in her situation. The premise of humour may seem out of place in a graphic novel about a terrible time, the…

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    Imagine siblings watching the same thing happen, then they both go tell people two different versions of the same story. Why is that? Well it’s simple, the siblings have different perspectives. Nobody’s perspective is ever going to be exactly the same as someone else and the person’s perspective will affect how that person presents a story, topic, or idea. In Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi’s perspective affects how she presents many things, such as nationalism, religion, and social classes. …

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    After reading the book Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, I have a lot to say about it. A lot of book reviewing places have similar things to my opinion to say about the book as well. According to Goodreads.com, “Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.” (Persepolis review para. 1) When I read the book for the first time, these were my exact thoughts. After reading it for the second or third time, the images were the…

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