Insights of ‘Persepolis’ and other sources during The Iranian Revolution.

Paper 2: The Iranian Revolution Due: Friday, November 27 by 11:59 PM The Iranian Revolution was one of the most significant events in the history of the Middle East. Moreover, because the revolution’s importance transcended the region and shaped world affairs in ways that are still relevant today, understanding its roots, outcomes, and legacy is a task of critical importance. Fortunately, Marjane Satrapi’s autobiography Persepolis provides us with a useful account of the Iranian Revolution, its outcomes, and legacy. However, for all its advantages, Persepolis ultimately represents only one individual’s perspective, and as such, one cannot hope to grasp the full complexity of the revolution and its legacy in Iranian society by reading Marjane Satrapi’s account alone. Your task is to identify further layers of complexity regarding the Iranian Revolution and its legacy that are not immediately apparent in Persepolis. Using 12-point Times New Roman Font and 1-inch margins all-around, write a paper that is at least 4 full-length double-spaced pages [you can write more if you want] in which you do the following two things: 1) discuss the advantages and disadvantages (as you see them) of using Persepolis for understanding the Iranian Revolution and its legacy; and 2) how the information in any two of the sources listed below (pick the ones that seem most interesting to you) can help us understand the Iranian Revolution and its legacy in ways that are not immediately apparent in Persepolis. Sources a) Blake Atwood, “Blake Atwood on the Secret Life of Video Cassettes in Iran,” Ajam Media Collective ( b) Nahid Siamdoust, “Ajam Podcast #9: Soundtrack of the Revolution,” Ajam Media Collective ( c) Rustin Zarkar, “The Poster Arts of May Day: International Worker’s Day in Revolutionary Iran,” Ajam Media Collective ( revolutionary-iran/) d) Rustin Zarkar, “Post-Revolutionary Persian Fiction: Counter Discourses and Individualized Perspectives,” Ajam Media Collective ( discourses-through-individualized-perspectives/) e) Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution ( cinematographic-revolution/) f) Video Games: Podcast: Morning Edition, “Already a Movie Topic, Iran’s Revolution is Now a Video Game,” NPR, 20 April 2016 ( resolution-is-a-video-game g) Kimia Maleki, “40 Years Later, Iran’s Flag Remains a Unique Symbol of its Revolution,” Ajam Media Collective ( h) Rustin Zarkar, “Ajam Podcast #8: Iranian Internationalism and Student Groups in the United States” ( As you begin reading Persepolis and consulting the works listed above, please keep in mind that your paper must: 1) Have an introductory paragraph in which you reflect on the importance of the essay topic and provide a clear thesis statement addressing both aspects of the essay prompt; 2) contain body paragraphs that have clear topic sentences that relate back to your thesis statement, clearly develop the points made in those topic sentences, and offer clear transition sentences between paragraphs that show how you are building on your ideas to reach an overarching conclusion; 3) effectively and convincingly use textual evidence from Persepolis and the two sources you have chosen to support your thesis statement; 4) provide a brief conclusion summarizing the main points you made in your paper and reflecting on the importance of the essay topic for understanding the history of the Middle East; 5) have in-text citations in the following formats: a) for Persepolis (Satrapi, PG#); b) for podcasts (“Podcast Title”); c) for web articles: (Author Last Name, “Article Title”); and d) for films (Film Title [in Italics], time stamp) NO WORKS CITED PAGE NECESSARY. GRADING A: Your paper makes a compelling argument in answer to the prompt (i.e. it has a strong and clear thesis), makes thorough use of specific and well thought out evidence, follows the formatting requirements, and will be free of grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors. B: Your paper will make a less analytical argument, relies more on summary than analysis when providing evidence in answer to the prompt, follows most of the formatting requirements, and has a few grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors that are not serious enough to limit the reader’s comprehension C: Your paper will do little to advance an argument, provides little evidence or no evidence of analysis, follows some of the formatting requirements, and has grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors that begin to limit the reader’s comprehension D: Your paper has little to no argument, misuses or misreads evidence, follows none of the formatting requirements, and has grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors that severely limit the reader’s comprehension E: Your paper shows no engagement with the course material or the terms of the assignment or fails to meet the basic standards of college-level work, OR you did not submbcqit a paper for evaluation

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