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  • Rock The Casbah Analysis

    Casbah” is the third single on The Clash's fifth album Combat Rock and reached number 8 on the Billboard hot 100 in the U.S. It also reached number 8 on the dance chart. I think that the lyrics, by Joe Strummer, were inspired by a news report of Iranians being flogged for the crime of owning a disco album and create an amusing fantasy where a disco-hating sharif is defied by everyone from the citizens to his own air force as he tries to stamp out "that crazy Casbah sound." “Rock the Casbah” is a…

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  • Essay On Persepolis

    Satrapi’s widely read autobiographical graphic novel of the same name, directed by Ms. Satrapi and 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…

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  • Analysis Of The Girl With Seven Names By Hyeonseo Lee

    Hyeonseo Lee with David John’s The Girl with Seven Names recalls Hyeonseo Lee’s life in North Korea and her escape from North Korea. She has seven unique names representing her different identities that are explored in the story. These names are Kim Ji-has, Min-young, Chae Mi-ran, Jang Soon-hyang, Chae In-hee, Park Su -Ja, and Hyeonseo, her current name that she goes by. The Story starts off with Kim Ji-hae’s mother forced to break away from her lover and trapped into future marriage with a man…

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  • Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis: An Analysis

    portrayed certain events in Persepolis. This political cartoon depicts a bunk bed of the upper class at the top, the middle class in the middle, and the lower class on the bottom of the bunk bed. It also shows some people trying to climb the ladder to a different social class, however some people have fallen off the ladder in the drawing which symbolizes them falling into poverty. In Marjane Satrapi’s story, Persepolis…

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  • Essay On Spray Knockdown System

    During my time at Sandia National Laboratories, I interned under the department of WMD Threats and Aerosol Science. I saw men and women using their scientific and engineering backgrounds to study and understand systems that can be used to counteract chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. It was incredible to see and work on various projects that allowed for counter-terrorism. One of the biggest projects I worked on was our "Spray Knockdown System" it is a massive, almost…

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  • An Analysis Of Paravana's Sacrifice

    Throughout the book, family and friends did many sacrifices and jeopardized their lives for each other. An example is when Paravana ran away from the taliban. She showed courage because if the taliban caught up to her she could have faced twice the consequences or worse. Another example is when Mrs.Weera decided to walk home with Parvana because if the taliban would have noticed them both of them would have gotten punished because Parvana wasn't covered completely. Also when Parvana found Homa…

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  • King Tutankhaman's Death Theory

    Horemheb, and the theory of natural death. During the reign of Amenhotep IV (also known as Akhenaton), Egypt was catastrophic. The change of religion brought great distrust between the king and the people. After the death of Akhenaton, his son King Tut became the king of Egypt at the age of 9. The people of Egypt were still furious at the dynasty when Tut became king. Under the…

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  • Imagery In Persepolis

    Persepolis is a an autobiography about a young girl who is stuck in a time period of much political turmoil in her country, Iran. Marjane Satrapi, the author and main character, has several struggles, including internal and external ones. Satrapi decided to portray her childhood struggles in a unique way. A graphic novel was an ideal format for Satrapi because her pictures and speech bubbles work together to communicate with the audience. For example, on page 71 Satrapi placed an image that…

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  • New Feminism In Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis

    The women chant “Guns may shoot 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…

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  • Summary Of Virginia Bergin's H2O

    selflessly save several animals that were trapped in abandoned homes, such as Darling, her new dog, and is grateful for her company. Despite herself changing, Ruby's opinions of the other characters does not change. She negatively stereotypes several people, especially Darius and the little girl (GBK) that followed along. “..I opened my eyes, and practically lying on the garbage bag in front of my face was another face. The bespectacled spotty, nerdy face of.. Freak. Bespectacled, spotty, nerdy,…

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