Saturday, August 1, 2015

Persepolis Graphic Novel - Historical Context (C.H.)



Throughout Persepolis The story of a childhood there were several key historical events that greatly affected Iran and the life of Marji. The Islamic Revolution was a power struggle to overthrow the Pahlavi dynasty which was ruled by Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. The event that started the Islamic Revolution was in January 1978 where a group of 4000 religious protested against the government which had published an offensive article against the Khomeini, the protest quickly degenerated and they were clashing against the police there were heavy casualties where 70[2C] people were killed and more than 500 were wounded.