Rooftops Of Tehran

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Rooftops of Tehran

Since the early years of 18th century, novels have found their ways to the public awareness on how such literary works could bring impacts to the community. One of the most popular sub genres of novel is “Social Novel” which has seen been used as a popular device of authors to publish their works and propagate its messages. However, the earliest documented European novel was published way further back in the 17th century or even much earlier, with pioneering novel, Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. (“Novel”, n.d.) It is also one of the earliest writings in the form of a very lengthy piece of work which is known as novel (derived from Spanish noun, Novella which means new story). (“Novel”, n.d.)
Since late 20th
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The community is controlled by Sāzemān-e Ettela'āt va Amniyat-e Keshvar (SAVAK, National Intelligence and Security Organization) which is a government agent who is not afraid to use aggression to those who are against the Shah Reza. In comparison, these people are facing the same problem as the people of Oceania, a group of communities in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four where they have no privacy and have to give their absolute obedience to the authority all the time. In the context of the modern world, the issue of misuse of power is eerily similar to the situation in Egypt and Libya during the reign of Hosni Mubarak and Muammar Gaddafi respectively where these two figures misuse their powers over the course of years they served their country as a leader. (Karim Raslan, 2011)
The issue of corruption among the royal families and the religious scholars in Iran seem to be solved partially when the communities of Iran revolted and seized the then-government of Imperial State of Iran in a successful coup d’état in 1979 and replaced by an Islamic republic led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. (“Islamic Revolution of 1979”, n.d.) Next, is the importance of family and social values. Born to a community of an area, it is almost inevitable for the child to learn how to interact with those people around him