Numerous controversial ideas have played profound stepping stones in societies climb to try and create the perfect society. The vision of a perfect world through self sacrifice was exploited by the government in the novels 1984, by George Orwell and Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. These books portray the atmosphere of that perfect world through government control. In each novel a single character is outcaste because of his refusal to conform. This refusal leads the characters to an ultimate conflict with an individual closely related to the government.
The Red Fighting Force was an organisation of militant communists who beat people up and forced them to support the communist party. The German people feared communism, and the Nazi party appeared to be the only group who were effectively
In 1984, the government refuses to allow the public their own memories and changes memories in order to have complete control over society. Winston was one of the only members of his society who remembered the true past and was not loyal to Big Brother. Nearly everyone else in society believed whatever they were told by the Party because they possessed no memories of the past. The members of the Outer Party willingly accepted everything Big Brother said and obeyed him unhesitatingly. The Party replaces and manipulates the memories of Oceania’s citizens in order to remain in absolute power.
Creon is compared to “a politician without the capacity to be a statesman, because he cannot resist the temptations of power” (Winnington-Ingram). Creon struggles with greed for money and lust for power. He is an unjust lawmaker as well as a strict and ruthless law enforcer. This causes the people of Thebes to live in fear of Creon. Creon asks Antigone if she attempted to bury her brother Polynices.
If only a minority of the population has a problem with overconsumption the trying to ‘teach’ the whole country the dangers of it is very unnecessary and a waste of a day. Establishing an annual Buy Nothing Day is like agreeing to stop breathing. Unnecessary and unproductive. Stop. Imagine living under the authority of a government that’s unnervingly similar to communism.
Being arrested for thought crime was greatly feared as people who were punished never returned, and their “existence was wiped” completely. Another way that Big Brother controlled the people was by signs he installed on the tall buildings. The sign manipulated people into thinking that “War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength.” Winston was determined to defy Big Brother’s control and he found a way around his watchful eyes. Winston began to write a diary in a secluded corner away from the telescreen writing Furthermore, Truman was also controlled and manipulated by his creator, Christof. Truman wasn’t just the only one being controlled by Christof, he also controlled everyone else around Truman.
There are few that may be questionable, but is it necessary to punish an entire race, every man, woman, and child, when none of them have done anything wrong? These people are being forced to sign, yes, to a loyalty act, when their own country doesn’t even accept them and that is not American, and simply not right. And lastly, these people have been removed from their previous lives, left everything behind and were forced to start over. These people have nothing but one another to build up a stable community for themselves, because they sure do not have your support. They are now just
We the Living” We the Living shows that under Communism almost everyone in Russia becomes miserable, including poor people. Some would argue that Communism fails because human nature is not good enough to practice it. Based on the novel’s events and characters, do you think Ayn Rand would agree or disagree? Explain your answer. “Communism is in the conflict with human nature”.
The answer is yes. After World War II, the spread of Communism had threatened the world of freedom. Communists has imposed dictatorship around the world, eliminate people that against them by murdering or imprisoning. Joseph Stalin was a leader of Communist party in Soviet Union in period from 1924 to
Okonkwo and Macbeth are both heavily influenced by other characters, fuelled by the expectations of their societies, and driven to act based on their tragic flaw. The reason behind all the actions Okonkwo takes can be traced back to one person; his father. Okonkwo grew up hating Unoka’s laziness and he “was ruled by one passion- to hate everything that his father Unoka had loved” (Achebe 13). This led him to rule “his household with a heavy hand” (Achebe 13), and treat his family poorly. He is afraid to show affection, as seen with Ezinma and Ikemefuna.