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    Comparison of Nafisi and Patel’s Essays The life, when we say’s that we think deeply about our memories, the best time we spent, and the bad moments we had. The real friends, who always beside you in your hard times before your best times. We are learned from the life many lesson which help us to determine our friends from our enemies. The real friends are like the stars, we do not see the stars always, but we surely know they are in the sky. We know there are people will support us when we fail

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    connection, or a memory. In “How To Tell A True War Story”, by veteran and author Tim O’Brien, stories were used to help keep the author sane after fighting in a brutal war. In “Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran”, written by Azar Nafisi an author and activist, Nafisi explains how escaping reality through works of fiction helped her keep her individuality and sanity during a time of great struggle in her homeland of Iran. Opposing these two authors ideas is Martha Stout’s, a clinical psychologist

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    unique. Each person has the ability to break past these set expectations of themselves, and create their own identity. Although there is a set narrative for each of us, we do not have to abide by it. Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi, “The

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    Reality” by Daniel Gilbert, “Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran”, and “Homo Religiosus” by Karen Armstrong. A student named Sanaz was “pressured by family and society, vacillated between her desire for independence and her need for approval” (Nafisi 249), which is an example of how society can force an individual to conform to things they don’t want to do. Do we give in to the reality of conformity or do we express unique individual forms of identities? Our realities allows for individual identities

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    Reading and Writing: Superman and Me,” by Sherman Alexie, and in Azar Nafisi's, “From Reading Lolita in Tehran.” Both Alexie and Nafisi were shaped by the societies into which they were born, turning to literature to escape from the confinements of their existence. Sherman Alexie is an Indian who works with students openly in the Catholic school system to help the students of the reservation find their own way into the world, while Azar Nafisi, a native of Iran, works with her most trusted and brightest

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    Literary Synthesis Essay

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    and different aspects such as their overall messages, styles and textual structures. These literary works include, “I Have a Dream," by Martin Luther King Jr., "Cairo: My City, Our Revolution," by Ahdaf Soueif, and, “Reading Lolita in Tehran," by Azar Nafisi. Oppressed individuals created ways to bring awareness to their hardships in order to fully express their beliefs. These texts all share a specific message which is to propel a social movement by peacefully protesting and forming a united front

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    Lolita In Tehran

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    Japan do not treat depression as a disease. As a result, these pharmaceutical companies tend to change individuals’ attitudes about depression in Japan to accomplish their goals. Similarly, in the essay “Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran”, Azar Nafisi describes

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    it be from himself or those around him. Almost the entire books length Toby’s environment has at least one central negative caused by someone such as, a man his mother is dating, his mother, himself, or a situation. All these negatives coincide with Azar Nafisi’s in Reading Lolita in Tehran, because most of her environments are negative mainly due to her culture she is almost always surrounded as well. Among her negatives are her students that are conveniently always apparent in the text whether they

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    Once Upon a Time: Storytelling

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    generations of Native Americans would use storytelling as part of their culture whether it was an activity to pass time or to bond with the family and their tribes. In Azar Nafisi’s “Selections of Reading Lolita in Tehran”, she uses various literary works to share different experiences with her students. Different books were discussed by Nafisi to give the students insight on the world outside of their own. Whereas Tim O’Brien’s “How to Tell a True War Story” defines the purpose of a war story while telling

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    argues about how both parties are misleading and conspiring against each other. Azar Nafisi also talks about power relations in her memoir “Reading Lolita in Tehran a memoir in books”. Azar is Muslim who host a book club with her friends as they talk about literature and are able to be themselves without the power of authority or presence of man in the room. The fact that there are hidden transcripts shows that Azar may be herself at home, but in public must be covered and be an obeying woman to

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