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Persepolis Essay

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¿Como la revolución iraní causo grandes cambios negativos en las vidas de los ciudadanos? Basándose en la película Persépolis de Mariane Satrapi.

Es difícil entender y obedecer una ley que obliga a las personas a cambiar su forma de vida. En la película Persépolis escrita por Marjane Satrapi, se vieron muchos cambios en la forma de vida de las personas durante la revolución. Persépolis fue escrito basado en recuerdos de la infancia de Satrapi visto desde de los ojos de un niño. La escritora y por ende protagonista, explica las dificultades que vivió por tener que cambiar su forma de ser y se muestra claramente que se metía en problemas con el fin de expresar las ...view middle of the document...

Una llave pintada de dorado les arrebato sus amistades, sus amores y las aventuras que deberían estar teniendo a esa edad en lugar de morir.

No solo hubieron cambios en el aspecto militar, a las mujeres y los niños se les arrebato la libertad. Las mujeres se enfrentan muchos cambios durante la guerra. Al comienzo de la Revolución, es cuando las mujeres comienzan a verse obligadas a llevar un velo en la cabeza. Se trataba de un al que nadie estaba acostumbrado. Las niñas se encontraban confundidas sobre este velo que debían llevar y no lograban tomárselo en serio. Esto se muestra como las mujeres se vieron obligadas a hacer algo que no querían hacer. La libertad de escoger su forma de vestir y de expresarse se les arrebató. Mientras que algunas mujeres apreciaban el velo o no les molestaba, habían otras que no lo hacían. Con el inicio de estos velos las mujeres comienzan a perder su libertad y sus derechos. Se comenzaron a ver ocasiones en las que las mujeres eran maltratadas verbalmente por no llevar el velo. Se consideraba entonces que estaban exhibiéndose muchos e iba en contra de las leyes. La protagonista también explica cómo ella no fue capaz de expresar su estilo en público sin meterse en problemas.

Durante la adolescencia de la escritora, el punk rock se convirtió en el estilo de los Estados Unidos, pero estaba prohibido en Irán. A pesar de su prohibición , Marjane Satrapi escuchaba la música y disfrutaba expresarla por medio de su forma de vestir. En la película, Satrapi explica que tan estricto era el código de vestimenta en su país. Cuando sus padres regresaron de un viaje, consintieron a la pequeña con un par de tenis y una chaqueta nueva. Al caminar por la ciudad luciendo sus nuevas prendas, la pequeña fue detenida por dos mujeres guardianas a las cuales les tuvo que decir que era huérfana para evitarse problemas. La niña era juzgada por su forma de vestir y las mujeres querían informarle al comité de guardianes de la revolución acerca de esto. Esto se hizo injusto para muchos individuos. Incluso los niños eran privados de expresarse sin meterse en problemas. Se vieron obligados a cambiar su estilo de vida para no tener que preocuparse por vivir su vida en la cárcel. Asimismo, la educación ha cambiado durante la revolución.

Así mismo, otro factor que cambio durante la revolución fue la educación. Marjane Satrapi explica en su libro y posteriormente en su película, cómo los estudiantes fueron separados en la escuela basado en su género. Mientras que los chicos se encontraban en una de las aulas las niñas estaban en otra. Muchos de ellos fueron incapaces de ver a sus amigos, debido a la nueva normativa en el ámbito de la educación. En la escuela, las niñas estaban obligadas a llevar el velo, había que quitarse las joyas, y tenían que batir sus pechos dos veces al día en honor a los mártires. A los estudiantes también se les enseñaba información errónea acerca del shah y los prisioneros. Querían ocultarle la verdad a los...

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