Shah Jahan

Topics: Taj Mahal, Hurricane Katrina, Shah Jahan Pages: 2 (706 words) Published: December 4, 2006
The first thing that me and Shah Jahan have in common is that, we both can not tolerate competition. When I know that I have competition it makes me try even harder to prove everyone wrong, as with him. He went as far as getting the people that competed with him killed. Even though I would never go as far killing anyone, I do get very angry when people try to make me feel bad about myself by trying to compete with me to show that they are better. Shah Jahan did not tolerate competition when it came to his self or the others that he hold dear to him.

Another thing that we some what have in common is that he got one of his brothers assassinated to secure his right to the throne. I've never gotten anyone assassinated but I get my brother in trouble all the time so that I can get on my moms side so that I can have special privileges. What me and him did was different, but it is kind of the same because he got his brother killed to get the special privilege of ruling an empire, and I get my brother in trouble so that I don't have to be bothered with him when I want to go out.

One of the last things that we have in common is that we both have a passion for beautiful buildings. He had the Taj Mahal built for his late wife. And he would sit and admire it until the day that he died. And with me, I love to go in town everyday and look at this new office building that is being built right across the street from the Central YMCA. I believe that if Shah Jahan was alive today, that we would enjoy the new building very much. The building is made of all glass and shines a blue-gray in the sunlight.

The first thing that we don't have in common is very obvious, it is that He is male and I am female. And in his days females were viewed as being lower in life then men. And men were able to be whatever they wanted. They could be lawyers or doctors, priests or even rulers, if they were born into the right family. Women were most likely forced to stay home and he house...
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