In the allegory the humans are restraint simply by chains and it leads to the overall ignorance and falsified satisfaction. Huxley created a more complex idea of the population being chattels of the government with soma and hypnopaedia which restricted basic fundamental human rights. John the Savage was the only character in Brave New World to actually escape the metaphorical cave that is present in Brave New World. The only character to experience both world present, The world of savages who represent reality and enlightenment and also the “brave new world” which is the cave where people in the new world are trapped in. Similar to how the government in the “Brave New World” controlled society be feeding propaganda and hypnopaedic proverbs, puppet show men in Plato's “Allegory of the Cave” are the only sources of information to the individuals in the cave,
But what good is intelligence if it’s not accurate (423)? Torturing a prisoner does not guarantee accurate information. The person being tortured can easily give false and misleading information. McCain himself gave false information when he was a prisoner, refusing to put his comrades in harm’s way. In fact, when questioned about the names of his flight squadron members, and he gave the Vietnamese names of the offensive line of the Green Bay Packers (423).
It starts out with relatives and children accusing loved ones that they’re not really themselves, that they have no emotions. We later discover that they are, in fact, pod people who are taking over the minds of the innocent people in this small town of Mira. Soon Miles is the only human left and frantically tries to escape to warn others. The Invasion of the Body Snatchers reflects the paranoia of the Cold War world because the film shows the mistrust families and friends held to one another and the film was an anti-communist piece of propaganda because the pod people, the enemies, wanted everyone to conform to be exactly like one another with no emotion, love, or pain. II Conformity A.
The battle was between the only good left on the island (represented by Ralph) and the evil of dictatorship. The boys had turned into lawless animals, and were going crazy. The boys were so uncivilized, one boy forgot his own name. “Percival Wemys Madison sought in his head for an incantation that had faded clean away”. Ralph had tried to have a list of names, but Jack didn’t even bother.
As James Weldon Johnson accounts in his chronicle, “Dairy of an Ex Colored Man” Johnson describes acts of hate and violence toward African Americans. Many thought Blacks inferior and urged they could not and will never become civilized; “you freed nigger and you gave him a ballot, but you couldn’t make a citizen out of him.”(75) Johnson lived first hand in a society Griffith wished to enforce and even proliferate. His testimony shows that what Griffith believed was the solution to a “black problem” was already in practice. But more than that, Johnson knew that this was not an issue of Black vs. White in the protection of a righteous civilization. He argued that “modern civilization hit ignorance of the masses through the means of popular education.
An ordinary orphan struggling with emotional scars from his past and present adolescence can overcome his pains and self-struggle to bring about justice and stop Voldemort. Or if you’re like Tony Stark, an egotistic and lustful billionaire, you still have heart and strength to fight for what is right. He valued the advice and insight of his prison mate Yinsen. Maybe Yinsen inspired the birth of Iron Man. Iron Man wanted to avenge people like Yinsen (referring to the character in Iron Man the movie).
While seeking a goal, people experience many different emotions ranging anywhere from happiness all the way down to sadness. In Brave New World, according to one critic, there are no desires to achieve anything, “The Government has expunged basic human feelings and desires and simultaneously provided the illusion of perfection. As a result, members of the society do not feel the need to strive for anything” (Bowering 238). Bowering goes on saying that the government attempts to destroy all kinds of “human” truths, such as love, friendship, and personal
To Kill a Mockingbird "Ignorant individuals are those who refuse to see the world through the eyes of another." - Matthew Michael James once said. Ignorance is something that is oblivious to humans and are not aware of their lack of knowledge about other people. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, displays Attics Finch a lawyer that was chosen to defend Tom Robinson's life from the racist people in Maycomb County such as Bob Ewell, and to always be their for his two children Scout, and Jem that experience many conflicts throughout the novel. Two characters that show bewilderment throughout the course of the novel is Scout, and Bob Ewell.
In his blind obsession of science, Victor loses sight of all that makes life worth living. “…the beauty if the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.” (35). Alas, Victor rejected the very creature that almost gave up his life for during the process of making it. After rejecting the creature, Victor does not even possess the strength of character to take responsibility for his creation. Instead, he cannot resolve the issue and allows the creature to roam in the wild.
“Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.” – Thomas H. Huxley The novel To Kill a Mockingbird told an unforgettable story of doing what a person thought was right no matter what the cost. Author Harper Lee used the character Atticus Finch to show a rejection of authority when he went against the social codes in his town and defended a black man in court. Lee showed Atticus’s penetrating defense that ended up revealing the town of Maycomb’s inherit racism. Atticus Finch challenged social justice and prejudice by defending Tom Robinson just as he would any other person. Atticus’s whole town went against him because he was defending a man of a different race.