The Taliban took away women’s voice, vision, and mobility; the United States of America’s removal of the Taliban, brought back rights for women. The ISAF repaired Kabul from the Taliban’s impacts on embassies, schools, and hospitals. Laila went from getting an education, to being beaten for walking unaccompanied outside, to teaching female children. The political influences caused women rights to fluctuate between positive and negative
A bad group called the Taliban attempted using violence to make her stop protesting against the bad things they were doing, like taking away girls’ education. The Taliban used violence to get what they want. She was even exiled from her homeland because it was not secure and protected there for her anymore because of the violent ways the Taliban used to try to stop her. This did not stop her though. She kept fighting for her cause, even in her new home in England.
The twentieth century holds abundant enormous alterations within several aspects of life; graphic novels as a branch of literature are a part of these changes. It employs visual and verbal terminology to shape the story. One of the prominent novels in the twenty first century is Persepolis which is a story about Marjane Satrapi's childhood life (the writer of the novel) in Tehran. The graphical and textual narrative of the book provides many events including removing Reza Shah from power and replacing him by his son, ending western power over Iran, and fighting between Iran and Iraq which arose during 1979 – 1988. During these years Iranian people have gone through plenty of fluctuations and changes which are analyzed in numerous ways by
Gender Lens CSE: While looking at Persepolis through a gender lens, we can see how the women are objectified in their society, through the fundamentalist regime. The forcing of the veils causes the Iranian women to be seen as the lesser gender, with pleasing men as their sole purpose in society. It says that “To protect women from potential rapists they decreed that wearing the veil was obligatory. ‘Women’s hair emanate rays that excite men. That’s why women should cover their hair!’” (74, 7).
“They’re already taking my future! They can’t have the things that have mattered to me in the past!” The technique used in this quote is tone. Katniss says this quote in a very worried quote, as they have the ability to force Katniss into telling the audience about her past and is resulting in telling the audience about District 12. She has no freedom among the citizens of the Capitol as she has very
This is considered ordinary within his society because they are not allowed to read books or have knowledge previous to this era. This law is enforced with such intensity because the government fears that knowledge in one’s mind will contribute to overthrowing whoever is in control or has the most power within the society. However this does not stop a few individuals (including Montag) to pose threats to the government by reading and by posing questions. Within the beginning of the novel, one of the major people that sparked a change in Guy Montag was the exquisitely observant Clarisse McClellan. She is different from all of the others in the society who like to head for a Fun Park to bully people around or break windowpanes in the Car Wrecker.
The whole meaning of identity is altered into the the change in one’s personal quality in order to fit everyone else's perception of who they should be. Overall, their identity was never situated by the fact that the characters lacked the understanding of being their own person with their gifted qualities. The reality of the war is a key factor to why the society, school, and families caused the characters to change themselves. They felt the need to fit in because they saw everyone else doing so and that was what they were taught to do by the school’s main goal. A Separate Peace demonstrated the characters struggle of dealing with the change of themselves and how they had this confusion of who they really are.
She learned through books.”“to enlighten me they bought me books” (pg 12).Slowly as Marjane evolves, her perspective on the revolution evolves.And by the end of the book, Marjane turns into a politically aware person,who understands why conflict is breaking out. In conclusion,Marjane Satrapi’s perspective was changed by the Social classes,her religion and her political and social awareness.Marjane was also influenced by outside influences. Such as
Through her letters it is clearly obvious she never really wanted to be a nun rather be a lover to Peter. Throughout Peter’s letters back to Heloise they are quite harsh. This harshness is equated to the fact these letters could eventually become public. As Peter Abelard was now the abbot of the convent and he was only allowed to have love for God and could not see to be messing around with one of the nuns. Although Peter writes very harsh things it is only to allow Heloise to move on.
The rules in Anthem include the word I being destroyed and erased from history being replace by us and we. Anyone who says I will be killed. The government was made with good intentions but eventually it was corrupted. The government originally wanted everyone to be completely equal means that they took the will of the people. Other rules include men not being allowed to be alone, two people not being allowed to be alone, Men and women not being able to speak with each other on a personal level, You can’t have any friends The word ego is the most important word, Writing stuff is not allowed unless the consul allows it and everything that is not listed is forbidden.
The revolution was the cause of many outrageous new laws one of which stated that women should cover their bodies and wear a veil in public. Marji and many other kids ignored this new law and continued to wear what they wanted “ Despite the new laws about clothing, many kids still wore what they wanted to, even if it meant getting arrested.” (p.132-133). If I was in the same predicament as Marji I would also wear anything I wanted to because it 's not right to tell someone how to dress in public. The Islamic law made drinking and smoking illegal, which made kids want to do it even more. Marji along with many kids started smoking and drinking because they thought it was cool, they also thought that smoking made you an adult.