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  • Iranian Constitutional Movement

    The 1905-1911 Iranian Constitutional Movement stands as one of the most significant events in the Middle East history, particularly in the history of Iran. This movement showed the desire of Iranians for freedom, dignity, equity, and independence. Despite the years of political and economic issues of Qajar period, Iranians tried to shift the policies of their government in the benefit of the people. During the Pahlavi period, Iranians achieved a relative modernization and development. However,…

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  • A Separation Asghar Farhadi Analysis

    with resistance, as Nader is the husband meaning he has the complete authority over any decision Simin makes. Simin wants to leave Iran with Termeh, her daughter, since she does not want her to "grow up in these circumstances," in that the current Iranian society positions women in low positions with limited autonomy over themselves. The law heavily resides in the hands of men, a recurring notion throughout the film. The conflict that ensues between Hadar and…

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  • The Symbol Of God In Persepolis, By Marjane Satrapi

    in the sense that the country is controlled by religion and it is the basis of everyone's beliefs and laws. Forcing people to show their belief in certain ways is not really religion, it is corruption and power. The regime cares more about power and control than it does about loving God and Islam. Faith also plays an important role because throughout the majority of the book people rely on faith to block out all of the negative things happening around them and they don't truly realize how bad…

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  • Ayatollah Khomeini: Islamic Revolution

    Reflection paper on Ayatollah Khomeini Michael A. Pitts Political Science 348 September 5, 2016 Introduction The 1979 Iranian Revolution also known as the Islamic revolution is responsible for several actions among them the establishment of an Islamic Republic. The Iranian revolution caused several factors among them the citizens’ discontent with the Shah’s rule, existing social injustices, imperialism, Ayatollah’s exile, and religious motives. The main goal of the revolution was to…

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  • Marxism In Persepolis

    opponents as “counter-revolutionaries” and “sowers of corruption on earth …. In the next four years from June 1981 until June 1985, revolutionary courts executed more than 8,000 opponents.”(pg. 181) Unfortunately, Anoosh did end up being one of the people that were executed and he was executed because he was supposedly a Russian spy. After losing her uncle it would only get worse for her as the Iraq-Iran war was about to start and there was also a hostage situation going on. The section The Trip…

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  • What Is Kinzer's Argument Of Long Term Failure

    spread liberty around the world and to make world peace. After researching, many people do not truly do not think we had a legitimate enough reason to invade Iraq. I believe this goes back to the mentality America has of overthrowing foreign governments for ideological, political, and economic reasons. In my opinion, the Iraq War was the most compelling case for his argument of long term failure. That is because many people realized that the United States did not benefit and suffered more…

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  • Iraq Women's Rights

    Throughout the Middle East, there are a large number of countries that range from the wealthiest and educated, to the poorest and illiterate. For many people outside of the Middle East, the common assumption lies in the belief that prosperity and wealth are very progressive and liberal. However, this assumption is unfortunately not the case, because in countries such as Saudi Arabia; a very wealthy and educated state, tends to have very similar conservative and strict approach to woman’s rights…

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  • What Role Do Martyrs Play In The Iranian Revolution

    The idea of martyrdom and the story of Hussein and Yazid played an important role in the Iranian Revolution, by encouraging people to become a part of the revolution. It is important to know that in Iran 90-95% of its population is Shi’a Muslims. Shi’a Muslims know the story of Hussein and understand the importance of his sacrifice. This sacrifice can be seen when analyzing the Iranian Revolution. The Iranian Revolution resulted in the Pahlavi dynasty being overthrown and replaced with an…

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  • Iran Revolution Research Paper

    The Iranian Revolution took place in 1979. Reza Shah had plans to modernize and westernize Iran, but while this was taking place, oil was discovered in Iran. The Iranian revolution was the overthrowing of the Pahlavi dynasty, the ruling house in Iran, which was a monarchy. This was led by Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. He was supported by the United states. One of the leaders of the revolution was Ayatollah Khomeini, who was an Iranian religious scholar. He did not believe in equality for women in…

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  • The Mise En-Scene In The Movie Argo

    history of the Iran Hostage Crisis in 1979. The crisis started when the Shah wanted to westernize Iran and it makes the Iranian people infuriate, when the majority people of Iran are Shia then the populace of Iran topples the Shah, deported cleric Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini take over Iran and his supporters start to act violent against people who refuse to comply their cleric and people who suspected to be American spies. This movie started to show realism to the viewers using the element of…

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