Saira Shah

    Page 1 of 6 - About 56 Essays
  • An American Childhood Annie Dillard Analysis

    adult’s view of life. On the other hand, Saira Shah, in her article, “Longing to Belong”, she wrote about how her dreams of being part of her “original culture” crashed by a single incident that make her realize that the reality is not the same as what she expected. Therefore, it is clear that both of the writers in these two essays together experienced and portrays disappointment in their essays. To be specific, both of them felt disappointed after what they want the most in their life is not like what they think it should be. In other words, they learnt…

    Words: 1157 - Pages: 5
  • The Importance Of Mughal Empire In Agra India

    The theme of our tour to India centers on the golden age of architecture of the Mughal Empire in Agra India. The Mughal Empire was founded in 1526 by Babur, a descendant of Mongol warlords. It was the most powerful Islamic state to rule in India, most prosperously during the 17th century. Under Mughal emperors, roads were built, trade prospered, and the arts flourished. The Mughals governed northern India, and over time, their rule extended from Afghanistan in the west to Bengal in the east.…

    Words: 1742 - Pages: 7
  • My Visit India Essay

    impact on Mughal rule over India. The Taj Mahal is located in a city called Agra, which is just outside the city of New Delhi. The Taj Mahal represented the power of the Mughal Empire. Emperor Shah Jahan built this structure, in 1632, to house his wife’s tomb after she passed away. The Taj Mahal is also serves as a tomb for Shah Jahan, who died in 1666. The guide also told that the real bodies were once buried under the main dome of the Taj Mahal; however, they have been moved to a different…

    Words: 813 - Pages: 4
  • Essay On The Pyramids Of Tikal

    fountains in their culture. It was used for this purpose until the Roman era came to a draw and was used as a toll bridge. Pont du Gard was constructed around 40-60 AD. It holds 50,000 tons of limestone ashlar masonry. This limestone was used in a shell system, being built with all the same materials all the way through. Post du Gard contains semicircular construction with three tiers of arches. The arches are supported by the stone below them. With these characteristics, the Pont du Gard can…

    Words: 1302 - Pages: 5
  • The Mise En-Scene In The Movie Argo

    Argo (2012) is a movie directed and starring with Ben Affleck based on the 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…

    Words: 784 - Pages: 4
  • Aurangzeb Characteristics

    EMPEROR AURANGZEB Aurangzeb, real name was Muḥī al-Din Muhammad was the 6TH Mughal emperor of the sub continent. He was 5th in line as an emperor. He was personable and brave. Aurangzeb moreover was a seasoned general, a good leader of his men and a moral man. He was emperor for 49 years. (1658 till 1707). He had 5 sons, Muhammad Sultan, Bahadur shah, Muhammad kam bakhsh, Muhammad Azam Shah, Muhammad Akbar. He fought his first battle as chief commander. CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY…

    Words: 1001 - Pages: 5
  • Feminism In Persepolis

    instances, involved flogging sessions in which the children beat themselves—an act meant to show patriotism. The nation was laden with fundamentalist propaganda; in the novel Marji, the main character, notices a mural which reads, “To become a martyr is to inject veins into the blood of society” (Satrapi). The effect of the revolution extended beyond legislation. In 1978, soldiers ordered a crowd of demonstrators were protesting the Shah to disperse; the order was ignored. Because of this, “the…

    Words: 854 - Pages: 4
  • Reza Pahlavi's Influence On Iranian Society

    unstable. He was rejected and removed from his Monarch position for a temporary period of time in 1953. He resumed power with the help of a US CIA and British backed coup. Many Iranians were not happy with the outside involvement by the United States and the hypocrisy of self-determination and democracy. Anti-western resentment was building. During this brief time, Iran was in a state of uproar and disorder. Mohammad believed the traditional system of Iran needed major improvements that could…

    Words: 875 - Pages: 4
  • What Role Do Martyrs Play In The Iranian Revolution

    again. The creation of these martyrs encouraged others to fight for the cause, to overthrow their government. Those who died in the revolution were rewarded: they had special burial rights, special graveyards, and streets and schools were renamed in honor of the martyrs of the revolution. There were benefits to being a martyr, it was an honorable way to die, this encouraged people to join the revolution. The story of Hussein and Yazid was a very well known story, especially in Shi’a…

    Words: 737 - Pages: 3
  • From Sea To Sea What Is There To See Essay

    First of all the Egyptian pyramids, to witness how big they actually are and then realize they were built approximately 4,000 years ago is insane. Second is the Taj Mahal, one of the worlds most popular tourist attractions. It was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife. The strategies that were followed to build this massive monument set itself apart from any other at the time. The symbolism carved in the walls tell stories about the Empire and the Jahan life. Traveling to see new…

    Words: 768 - Pages: 4
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: