Ashkaan Kashani is a Ph.D. student in Persian literature at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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‘Holy Spider’ Spins a Web of Iran’s Contradictions
The film's ending reveals its primary theme: that reality is structured by a fiction, which is the condition of the possibility for misogyny to exist. The underlying structure of the society being depicted is one of absurdity, allowing contradictions to abound.