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...x, but that 's not what Alicia wants. In addition her behavior doesn 't conform to what society would expect of a women, therefore it affects her relationships with men. Nafisi and her group of women attempt to find themselves in her home but that 's not achievable because of what the Iranian society expects of their women. The women only temporarily lived out their individuality, but once they left her house they retreated back to what society expected of them. On the other hand, the male gender is treated differently in societies. This is proven by Goetz who was praised for his “heroic” act. As well as Bratton taking charge of New York City. Whereas his wife stayed home for him to take care of business without a burden on his shoulders. Unfortunately because of how society views gender roles, it 's hard for women to find themselves even if they try to in secret.
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