The Principles Of The Shah's Regime

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The author criticizes the principles of the Shah’s regime by depicting the father of the Shah as a clueless, illiterate soldier who, in time, evolves into a ruthless ruler of the Iranian Republic. The novel paints the Shah’s rule similar to how it actually may have been viewed, glum and dreadful. The Shah and his bloodline dominate the nation and take advantage of the citizens by attempting to redeem the ancient state of Persia, but they fail horribly. Money and effort dedicated to projects benefitted the Shah and disadvantaged the people. On page 41, the people are seen to be rioting and exiling the Shah out of the country. The facial expressions of the citizens show their anguish and hatred towards the Shah. Panels of deaths and riots are

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