Analysis Of V For Vendetta

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In a not too distant future Britain is filled with torture cells, unfair punishments and prejudice against minorities, although through all this chaos one masked man known only as “V” dares to stand against the government thus being labeled as a terrorist. Little is known about the masked vigilante only that he is an anarchist revolutionary trying to bring down the government and convince the people to rule themselves. In the following essay I will be doing a full analysis on the movie titled “V for Vendetta” Focusing mainly on analyzing the character “V” and also analyzing themes such as Identity, Rebellion, and Anarchism. The motive of the essay is to explain “V’s” ideals and purposes to end the essay with an explanation to why V for Vendetta has been used by libertarians and anarchists to promote their ideals. The movie “V for Vendetta” Vendetta meaning “an often prolonged series of retaliatory, vengeful, or hostile acts or exchange of such acts” revolves around the protagonist “V” V 's background and identity is largely unknown. He is at one point a prisoner in "Larkhill Resettlement Camp" a concentration camp where Homosexuals, Political prisoners, Jews and Muslims are kept and later on exterminated by the hands of a fascist dictatorship called Norsefire. There is not much information given in the movie about who V is but one can infer that V appears in the guise of Guy Fawkes, the 16th century extremist who was willing to give it all for his beliefs. The description

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