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    purpose of this paper is to obtain a better understanding of an individuals values, beliefs, perspectives, traditions, and overall competency of health literacy of an individual from another culture other than my own. By understanding these differences, I hope to gain knowledge that will embrace and improve my own cultural awareness. This understanding of cultural diversity will help me flourish as a health care provider. To further understand these differentiations, I performed a cultural interview and health literacy assessment on Roya Hajostad on September 18, 2016. She is a 34-year-old Iranian female from Tabriz, Iran. In 2004, she immigrated to the United States after she married her husband. Roya abides and continues to practice…

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    Satrapi uses her own form of artistry and drawing to establish tone through literal imagery. Her artistic style is represented specifically in the splash panels, where she is able to incorporate Iranian culture into her writing. When the Shah of Iran resignes, the collage of Iranian people elated with the news shows men and women all with elaborately patterned shirts and gowns, all holding up peace signs. (42/1) Although you can write a description of what Satrapi is trying to represent in…

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    Revolution in Iran stemmed from several factors, all trying to contribute towards an improved country. Factors that led to the revolution included economic, religious, and Western factors, that would eventually lead to a great historical revolution in Iran. These factors created great opposition parties towards the king of Iran, known as the Shah. As the ideologies in Iran developed, Iranians joined together while fighting for the ultimate removal of the Shah from Iran in 1979, during the…

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    Essay On Iran Culture

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    Culture is influenced by many different factors. Iran is no exception. Iran 's culture is affected by history, past conflicts, and religion. Iran, known as Persia until 1935, has a long and rich history (Iran in perspective, 2008). Early rulers of Iran were known as shahs who determined rules and policies. During the Qajar Dynasty, Shahs were seen as shadows of god and guardians of the flock. They exercised extensive authority over life, honor, and property. The Shah was the sole possessor of…

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    Iran nuclear framework deal How did Iran come to be? Iran is known officially as The Islamic republic of Iran. Is one of the world’s oldest civilisation dated between 3800 to 3200 BC. Home to 78 million people Iran has the second largest population in Middle East after Egypt. Comprised of multiple ethnic and religious groups and has Farsi as its official language. As of 2015 Iran is under a distinctive political system feeding back to 1979 constitution which blends religion and democracy with a…

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    a religious, girls-only school as a result Iran’s fundamentalist regime. This is the first step that the Iranian regime takes towards limiting women. Marji is optimistic and intelligent, but does not understand the condition of her country and its changes in the first few chapters. She provides a child-like perspective of history, politics, and her own life. However, as the novel evolves, Marji develops a greater understanding for the implications of her country’s political…

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    the death of his father and the nearing end of the Tobacco Revolt. Muzzaffar al Din Shah was a leader who ignored the plea of his people whom only wanted an improved Iran society. Only upsetting his people, even more, the Shah, later on, gave rights to a London-based financier, William Knox D’arcy, “special and exclusive” privilege to exploit and sell natural gas for sixty years since 1901. (pg 33). After signing the exclusive agreement, D’arcy worked with a petroleum engineer named George…

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    important dynasties in Iran. The Safavids dynasty made Shia Islam the official religion and Qajar dynasty gave Muslim the political power. In 1906, the Qajars accepted a constitution, developed a parliament that protected minority rights, but the Shah disapproved. The Shah was the current ruler of Iran under the Pahlavi Dynasty. In 1951, Mohammed Mosaddegh became the Prime Minister but fled the country in 1953 when the citizens revolted against him and replaced with Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi,…

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    Shah Pahlavi's Downfall

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    Imagine living in Iran in 1970. It was a time of great boom and great bust. There was much wealth to be had from oil production, and at times things were very prosperous. This prosperity was overshadowed though, by the many socio-economic failures of the Shah. His unwise use of power and his greed made Iran a country ripe for revolution. By 1979 the stage was set for Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who because of cunning historical and political maneuverings was able to use politics, religion, and…

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    and knives may carve, but we won’t wear your silly scarves” in protest against the law that says women must cover their hair with the veil (Satrapi 76). The graphic novel Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi, is about the childhood of Marjane Satrapi, also known as Marji, and what it was like growing up in Iran after the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Marji is ten during the Islamic revolution and when she is forced to wear the veil. Her family shapes her opinion on how she feels about the king and the…

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