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    As an Iranian American I have been exposed to a novel world containing accomplishments and setbacks. Both of my parents are Immigrants from Iran, and with them, they brought their culture and hard-working principles. As a child, my parents taught me the importance of understanding and being aware of your background. By teaching me the language, history, and culture of Iran, I learned where I came from and developed a stronger connection between my parents and myself. I developed an even better foundation of persian culture as I went through 9 years of Farsi school. In the captivating time I was at Fari school, I overcame obstacles as I mastered writing, reading, and history of Iran. I faced a setback that held me back from efficiently learning the language; I began having difficulty advancing my vocabulary and properly conversing. I made it my mission to get more comfortable speaking the language itself. Every day after high school, I would come home to discuss my day in Farsi with my parents. For weeks I sat with my parents 30 minutes a day talking about anything that came to my mind. Through constant reinforcement and practice, I developed pride and…

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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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    Iranian Immigrants

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    United States population is made of immigrants from other countries such as England, Ireland, French, Spain, Russia, and lot more. As time passed, the number or immigrants started to increase. Some of these immigrations were for pleasure as others were forced. Not all of them have the same reasons. This paper focuses on the less known immigrants from Middle East, Iranian, and the reason why they immigrated to the United States. Iran is a very small country, with a population of nearly eighty-…

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    little about Iran and Iranians, and I agree. Before reading her book, I would have been confused and lost if anyone asked more for any information about Iran. After reading Funny in Farsi I feel as thought I have a better understanding of Iran, Iranian culture, and Iranian Americans. One of the most interesting things I learned, was how American’s views and opinions of Iran and Iranian people changed after the Iranian Revolution and hostage situation. I have no memory of a time when Americans…

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    Cultures from all across the globe differ by the types of government from which they’re lead by. One prime example of this can be seen in Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, where young Marjane grows up watching her beloved, modernized homeland get converted into a traditionalist Theocracy during the Iranian Revolution. This abrupt change in culture shows just how much influence the government has on culture in general. Throughout Marjane’s life several different aspects of the Iranian culture were…

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    Perseplois

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    1.The significance in the setting in Perseplois, tells the reader the mood, attitude, and nature of the story. Physical setting takes place in Iran. Temporal setting is during a culture revolution; “In 1979 a revolution took place. It was later called ‘The Islamic Revolution’.” Social environment takes its role as the people of Iran protest and object the transition taking place in their homeland; “Things started to degenerate. The Army shot at them. And they threw stones at the army.” The…

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    Name, date and location of Revolution: The Iranian Revolution in Iran starting in, September, 1978, and ending in February, 1979. Who Revolted?: The citizens of Iran revolted against the Shah 's police when the shah “alienate the clergy” thus taking away religion and pushing a westernized culture on a population that was 99% islamic (BBC). Many the women and youth revolted against the Shah.The Iranian women revolted, because they were against the veil. The government made them wear the veil…

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    years, this paper emphasizes the first part of Shirin Ebadi’s life in Iran leading up to the Islamic Revolution. During Shirin Ibadi’s early life, she did not recognize that her family was distinct from other Iranian families. Growing up with sisters and a brother, her parents raised them equally, regardless of gender. Assuming that this was a customary family structure in Iran, she did not question her…

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    Some women have been killed for disobeying these rules. If someone has told you any of these things, then you might be an Iranian woman. Since most people can remember not just Iranian women but women in the Middle East have had a difficult life. A lot of these women do not have their basic human rights. Sure things have gotten a little better over time but they are still way far behind and it’s not right. And sure there is still a problem with women’s rights and the sexism all over the world,…

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    Mossadegh

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    on this day, finally, General Zahedi and his supporters achieved success and rounded up the embattled prime minister and his supporters and gained control of the government. However, while the CIA and British intelligence celebrated the overthrow of Mossadegh and the achievement of their diverse objectives, they failed to see the repercussions wounding a deeply proud nation. Thus, the bitter seeds of resentment and distrust that they sowed became a part of Iranian national identity and Mossadegh…

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