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  • Medea Chorus Analysis

    The chorus within the context of Greek drama is a vital element to any production as it provides information and emphasis for the audience of the play, making it easier to better understand the plot and the intentions of the main characters. The identity of the chorus is specific to each play as the class, gender, and race, differs depending on the context of the drama. The chorus of Aeschylus’ Persians is a group of Persian elders, while the chorus of Euripides’ Medea is a group of Corinthian women. Despite the differences among the two groups of the chorus, their functions and responsibilities within the context of the play are the same. Even though the chorus is a group of people in both Aeschlyus’ Persians and Euripides’ Medea, they…

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  • Analysis Of Sweet Sour And Resentful By Firoozeh Dumas

    Foods Within Traditions In her article, “Sweet, Sour, and Resentful,” Firoozeh Dumas directs us through on how her mom readies a feast. She gives us detailed description on how her mom cooks the food she is planning to serve the guests by starting out from the grocery till the part that the food is ready to be served. She writes about how because of their Iranian traditions they have to prepare a Persian feast for their newcomer friends and family, yet her mother always brought happiness to…

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  • Father Daughter Relationships In The Movie Crash By Paul Haggis

    citizens of the vast city of Los Angeles and yet manages to emphasize the key similarities all these characters have: their relationships with the individuals that surround them. One such relationship featured in this 2004 Drama film is that of a father and his daughter, to which Haggis offers two portrayals that speak volumes of the truth that though circumstances differentiate these characters ' lives, their relationship with his or her father or daughter unify them. Through these two…

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  • Perso-Islamic History

    The Samanids were part of a greater collation of local dynastic regions that sought to defray the orthodox traditions of installing a Arabic descendent of Muhammad to govern the Persian peoples. In some ways, the local Samanid government was primarily Sunni, but the government was very tolerant of Buyid Twelver Shias that were in close regional proximity. These regional dynasties defined the important role of religious tolerance and the flexible policies of Sunni traditions that favored…

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  • Persian Poetry Analysis

    order to bring harmony between Persian poetry and contemporary social and political issues. They argued that they could not use the old vehicles for carrying the new concepts. In this regard, according to Karimi-Hakkak, “[T]he new poetry is said to differ from the old in that it no longer follows the rigid formal rules and generic divisions of the classical poetry or of the contemporary practice modeled on it,” (Recasting Persian Poetry 3). Breaking from the formal rules of poetry began in the…

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  • Summary Of I Turn The Lights Off By Kelaris

    Kamran Talattof pays attention to the ideas of the proponents of modern Persian literature who “[C]laimed to understand modernity and to know their readers’ tastes and expectations for social change” (Politics of Writings 23). Ahmad Shamlu—one of the important Iranian modernist poets—states that addressing the social issues, showing masses’ requests, and empowering ordinary people are the main duties of new poetry (Ibid…

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  • The Rugmaker Of Mazar E-Sharif Analysis

    The author’s emotion in this passage is loneliness, homesick and bitterness. The reader can tell that he feels homesick with his repetitive use of the word “heartsick”. The author’s tone sounds bitterness in his sentence about how people have categorized Mazari as a refugee and they are treating him like a refugee, “ I was not merely one of the hundreds of down-at-heel nuisance from some hellhole in Central Asia”. Also the word “hellhole” is emphasised in this sentence as he is describes his…

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  • Valor Doors Foundation Case Study

    from Veterans Affairs’ inpatient facilities • At any phase of the Veterans Court Diversion court program Our mission is to alleviate apprehension for 'Veteran Diversion Court' officials in regards to veteran graduation rates, by facilitating a controlled environment, and meeting all requirements set forth by the court. Goals : • 100-percent graduation rate in Veterans Court Diversion program • Licenses and trade certificates in home repair • Job placement • Save tax dollars by optimizing…

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  • Analysis: The Book Of Nehemiah

    Before entering into the leadership of Nehemiah the Jewish people had been exiled for over seventy years, Jerusalem had been completely destroyed, and the temple had been burned in 586 B.C. Zerubhabar led the first group of Jewish exiles to return and begin the rebuilding phases of the temple. Ezra led the second group, and Nehemiah proceeded him. The Persians dominated the Near Eastern world at the time, however they allowed the Jews…

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  • Analysis Of King Khosrow And Queen Shirin In The Garden Court

    The Painting on Ivory depicts King Khosrow and Queen Shirin in the Garden Court and was constructed by Persian Rovhani during the 20th century. The lively scene makes its presence known in that it is vivid in its use of color yet uniform all the same, the text is included around the images rather than the other way around, and the individual events are separated into discrete horizontal sections yet are woven together seamlessly into the fabric of the scene. In addition, the narrative of the…

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