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  • Persepolis Themes

    Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical novel Persepolis received global recognition for sharing growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution, and was thus turned into a film under the directing of Satrapi. The coming of age story explores many themes connected to the idea of captivity and freedom. This essay will explore captivities and freedoms within both the novel and film mediums of Persepolis, and how these two versions of the same story are capable as well as limited in exploring this…

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  • Suu Kyi Thesis

    kept Suu Kyi imprisoned because they viewed her as someone "likely to undermine the community peace and stability" of the country, and used both Article 10(a) and 10(b) of the 1975 State Protection Act (granting the government the power to imprison people for up to five years without a trial) to justify their actions. (3). On 12 November 2010, days after the junta-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) won elections conducted after a gap of 20 years, the junta finally agreed to…

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  • Persepolis Book Review Essay

    would be sad. I understand everything the author wrote after reading the book. The story is really good I would recommend the sequel as well. I give this book 2 out of 2 star. I recommend this book to people who like history because it has lots of information about the Islamic revolution and people who would like a good…

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  • Bloody Friday Research Paper

    The ‘800 years’ of English rule began when a group of British soldiers invaded Ireland in 1169. Ever since then, the Irish have been fighting for their independence, finally gaining it in 1922. However, now it’s technically under home rule, British rule, and Irish rule, due to the “Good Friday” agreement in 1998. Bloody Sunday, a violent clash between British and Northern Irish soldiers in 1972, was a flashpoint in the conflicts of the two governments. Troops opened fire upon the crowd of…

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  • The Use Of Personality In Persepolis By Marjane Satrapi

    She would not stop doing any activity because she was restricted or stopped in any sort of way. Satrapi would always find a way to help people supporting her cause. The author is very skilled at indicating this throughout the novel. She uses a good choice of words and good use of various speech bubbles to make it obvious that she is determined. One notable example includes the moment she…

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  • Racism In Persepolis

    the wrath of God all in one” (Saptripi, 9). Her locality on change was positive, she saw change as a necessary precaution to improve the livelihood of the people in her country. At this point in the Memoir she has identified a glitch in her government, inequality and she would stop at nothing to share how she feels about the government with people through her evangelistic vocation. Marj eventually wanted to start participating in demonstrations with her parents. She asked time after time…

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  • Ignorance In The Handmaid's Tale

    Ignorance is never bliss Malala Yousafzai once said, “We realize the importance of our voice once we are silenced”. In the novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, their Congress was taken down and the army declared a state of emergency. The entire government was completely gone, the constitution was suspended, newspapers were censored, but no one rioted or questioned anything. The more things changed surrounding the protagonist Offred, the more she chose to dismiss the clear warning signs…

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  • Patriarchy In The Hemlock

    Throughout the Iranian history, Iranian women have been at the core of any social and political changes and challenges. In this historical context, Iranian women’s body, individuality, and sexuality have been enclosed within the charter of religion and tradition. From almost none to limited representation of women in the Iranian cinema, it gives a profound insight into the fact that Iranian cinema is closely tied to social and cultural changes within Iranian society. Patriarchy has been a major…

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  • Color Black And White In Persepolis

    Monochrome In her book Persepolis Marjane Satrapi gives the readers astonishing pictures to look at as they read, and the pictures give a sense of how she felt. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi’s life. She tells about her childhood changing from a common childhood to a war-based lifestyle with conflict everywhere she turns. Satrapi portrayed these graphic pictures in black and white instead of color. Throughout her book, she uses the color black and white for the pictures to symbolize…

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  • Symbols In Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis

    Satrapi’s life in Iran. She was born in Rasht, Iran, on November 22 1969, however she grew up in Tehran in an ordinary middle-class family. She went to school in a private French school which gave her opportunity to be more open-minded than strict Iranians. She lived a peaceful childhood life under the Shah’s power until she was around 11 years old when the Muslim extremists overthrew the Shah. Throughout the novel, Satrapi uses many symbols and rhetoric devices to portray and illustrate…

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