Persepolis, Story Of A Childhood: Analysis

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Part one of Persepolis, Story of a Childhood, mentions quite a few social issues that are relevant in modern day United States. In the chapter “The Trip” wearing the veil became obligatory in order to protect women from potential rapists because their hair was too seductive for men to handle and that their hair would distract men. While in the United States it is not obligatory women are often told that when they are wearing shorts or revealing clothing they are “asking for it”. In addition, the text as a whole made me think about how different my life is from Satrapi. The United States was at war with the middle east for a good amount of my life and yet personally I did not feel it’s effects. The war was not on American soil and I did not

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