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  • Personal Narrative: Myself As An Iranian-American

    As an Iranian-American, I have had two very different worlds growing up, both of which have shaped me into the person I am today. One is my home in the Bay Area, the other is my native Iran. I went to Iran for the first time when I was three years old and fell in love with it. I remember the novel feeling of having an uncle who would take me out to get fries late at night, and being surrounded by people who loved and cared about me. In Iran, I felt that I had endless love and support. In the United States, by contrast, I missed that love and support. While my friends would bring their uncles and grandparents to our youth soccer games, it was a struggle to get even my dad to come. It was not that he did not want to be there, for he of course…

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  • Shah Pahlavi's Downfall

    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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  • Understanding Cultural Diversity

    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…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In The Film Iran

    The movie describes Iran and its political status and cultural differences that Betty(who was married with Iranian Mohmoody) had to deal with. The story of the film shows the different cultures and norms of Muslim Iranians. 1.In the movie we can see clearly the gender stereotypes that Iran had. In the scene that Betty goes to American Embassy finally the woman in embassy told to Betty that this is Iran once you get married the father of your child has the custody of her children. In our…

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  • Funny In Farsi Book Report

    on a map. On their way home, being in a new area, Dumas and her mother, became lost. They stopped and asked for help and made it home. This shows the beginning struggles anyone new to an area would have felt or gone through. Although Dumas ' father thought he wouldn’t have had a very difficult time in America, it has proven to be a challenge because he hasn’t brushed up on his English until now. The family finds their own ways of trying to learn how to speak English at least somewhat fluently,…

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  • The Shabbat Marjane Satrapi Analysis

    Marjane Satrapi was born in Iran in 1969 and grew up in Tehran during the Iranian Revolution. This would later play a major role in the creation of her graphic memoir. When she was 14 she had gotten expelled from her French-language school for hitting a principal whom asked her to stop wearing jewelry to school. She was then sent to a school in Vienna, Austria. She returned to Iran at age 18 from Austria to attend college. After a short marriage and divorce Satrapi moved to France and had her…

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  • Shah Reza Pahlavi: The Iranian Oil Revolution

    From 1941 to 1979, the Iranian oil nation was lead by Shah Reza Pahlavi. In Persian, the old Iranian language, Shah means king. The Shah’s full name was Mohammed Reza Pahlavi. The oil in Iran was very valuable, and the Shah used this ingredient to start to prepare his dish. When Reza Pahlavi became the chef, he started to trade his ingredients with America. He was able to make a large amount of money and support his staff. In the 1940’s, his restaurant was up and running, he allowed women to…

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  • Essay On Persepolis

    Vincent Paronnaud, consists of a series of monochrome, muted animation. The film details the chronicle of a young girl’s coming of age in the midst of the Iranian Revolution and knits together the turbulent history of Iran and Marjane’s turbulent life. Although devoid of color, the movie certainly does not lack in humor and charm. Growing up in Tehran, young Marjane (voiced by Gabrielle Lopes) is carefree and unstoppable, encouraged by her parents (voiced by Catherine Deneuve and Simon…

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  • Modernity In Iran Essay

    The notion of ‘modernity’ brings with it connotations of individualism, secularism, rationalism, and democracy. Its emphasis on personal freedoms and the abandonment of tradition make it somewhat incompatible with faith-based societies, which place more value upon community and piety. Certainly this rings true in the case of the Iranian Revolution of 1979. The swift and wide-reaching social and economic changes instituted by Shah Pahlavi were at odds with Iran’s traditional, Islamic culture.…

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  • Religion In The Film Persepolis

    During the Iran Iraq war, inorder to recruit more soldiers, the Iranian government use religion as a tool to enlist more soldiers. One of Marji’s neighbor told Marji’s mother that her oldest son has been given a plastic key at school. The school leaders told her son that if he goes to war and dies, the key will get him into heaven; there will be anything he desires in haven: woman, luxury house, yacht etc. The woman cried to marji’s mom about she was a faithful believer all her life, now the…

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