On book: Persepolis
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Thesis: Iran, because of these events, is in worse condition because of the cultural revolution, poisoned from within, and is the victim of the actions of the western powers.
1st: Iran continues to worsen after the cultural revolution, despite the changes that follow.
2nd: It is being poisoned from the inside by the new leadership.
3rd : Iran to an extent is the victim of the actions of western powers.
1st paragraph: Iran continues to worsen after the cultural revolution, despite the changes that follow. (perspolis) When the people of a country seeks independence from a corrupt regime, they should take care that they too don’t end up replacing the regime they were fighting to escape. The country of Iran suffers this fate multiple times. The first example of this is when the reza shah removed the prime minister. The shah had originally come to power with the support of the people, proclaiming a republic for all, and alongside a prime minster, Mossadegh. However, not before long the shah removed the prime minister and attempted to become an authoritative monarch. The significance of this is that the shah had been given to the support of the people when he had come into power by overthrowing the previous emperor, only to betray the people he stood for by becoming an imposing monarch. By the time of Persepolis , the people have had enough of his crimes against them and want the shah gone. The second