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Reading Lolita in Tehran, A Memoir in Books - Part 1: Chapters 21 - 22 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapters 21 - 22 Summary

Following a discussion of the nature of men who would become sexually aroused by the sight of a female's lock of hair, it is suggested that men should be castrated rather than women wear the veil. The Ayatollah Khomeini, in his The Political, Philosophical, Social and Religious Principles of Ayatollah Khomeini suggests that a man may cure his sexual appetites by having sex with animals. Ideas such as this are taken seriously and discussed in depth by the regime's elite. Much of the population reads such works for laughs.

Suddenly, Sanaz, who had been missing for over a week, entered the room. She was visibly shaken and on the verge of tears. After the others calmed her somewhat, she recounted a harrowing tale that began with a short vacation on the Caspian Sea and ended in prison lashings by the morality police. She...

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