Analysis Of Memoirs Of A Revolutionist By Vera Figner

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In analysis of Vera Figner’s Memoirs of a Revolutionist, Figner expressed a few political goals that led her to assume violence as the only answer to the economic, political, and social injustices forced upon the peasants, by the government authority and Russian traditions. All of Figner’s energy was spent in effort to achieve these goals at any cost. These goals were to use influential propaganda, to educate the peasants1, and to kill the Tsar. All of which, were used to motivate a peasant uprising, to remove2 the suppressive Tsarist regime and to give birth to democratically3 free institutions4. To justify her violent means, she used her personal belief that there were no other peaceful ways, that they had not tried, to provide liberty and justice for the peasants.5…show more content…
If it did not, the people would have no confidence. The first of March provided such results.7 The killing of Tsar Alexander II caused all peasantry to focus their attention on this event and the possibility of a revolution.8 The assassination of the Tsar and “the motives for that murder, deeply agitated the minds of the peasantry, and forced them to think intensely.”8 Even for the new Tsar, Alexander III, the somber reality of his possible assassination was upon

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