“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives” (James Madison). This is the situation presented in George Orwell’s 1984, where a totalitarian government, The Party, rules and oppresses the people of the fictional country of Oceania. The Party utilizes many methods of controlling the people including, taking away their privacy via constant monitoring, countless restrictions, and the most crucial device of all, the regulation of knowledge. This regulation is what keeps the people in ignorance and enables the party to easily control them due to their inadequate understanding of the situation. While the implications are so high it could be considered as barbaric, the concepts surrounding the premise are not.
Conrad carried his guilt around because he knew it made his mother upset. This was a huge obstacle in Conrad’s life. Therefore, Beth had a major impact on Conrad and Calvin, however, it may have been cold and heartless. Over all, Guest abstained from putting Beth’s point of view in the novel, Ordinary People for many reasons. The most prevalent one was to show how hard of a time Beth had with her feelings.
She is said to now have a happy ending. This poem talks about how this girl was just an innocent girl who didn't have any issues with herself till she reached a certain age. Other peoples comments is what made her become self conscious and felt the need to please others. She put herself through so much to get to this perfect image and eventually gave up. She gave up her nose
Though she dresses her daughter is extravagant clothing, for herself she dresses in in text about what she wears. Hester undergoes a transformation in the story, that emphasized how society had impacted her, and perhaps to have the constant reminder of truth, another theme of the story. Again, she lives the simple life of a transcendentalist who does not take more than what is necessary. Hester Prynne is a transcendentalist because she demonstrates the qualities non-conformity, self-reliance, and simplicity throughout the book. Being exiled by society, she then has the opportunity to fully come into her own.
What this is saying is in order to stay in power, they have to manipulate the records of the past. That is actually one of Winston’s jobs as a follower of the Party. There was an instance when a person turned on the Party and was soon erased from history. Winston and others went back into official documents such as speeches and literally deleted the officer. By controlling the past this way, they control the future.
109) Abigail is one of the most inconsiderate, shallow and careless person there is in the Crucible, she does not realize that she is always affecting the life of the man she is rooting to stay and have all for herself. If Abigail really loved Proctor she should care and keep him safe from
“Good people fall in that town, but only strong people rise again.” (Myers 128) In the stories of Romeo and Juliet and Street Love, Juliet and Junice have many similar characteristics and are faced with many of the same challenges . On the other hand, they are very different in many ways, such as lifestyle and how challenges are dealt with . Juliet comes from a rich family, who provides and controls her decisions which disables her from being independent. The bad part about her family and the nurse supporting her so much is that she has no freedom of making her own decisions in her life. Junice, who lives in poverty and has nobody on her side to guide her through making the right choices for the future because he mom is in prison.
Yet another factor contributing to Mayella being pitiful is that she is very lonely. Mayella's lonesome is due too many reasons namely, she has no companions. During the trial, Atticus asks her if she has any friends, and she appears to be confused and feels insulted even by the question. (Lee, ?) She is so lonely, she can't even comprehend the concept of having friends.
Society Changes People Society can change people positively or negatively. In the novel, Farenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, Mildred is the wife of the main character, Guy Montag. First, we realize that Mildred is self-centered because she only thinks about her own benefits. She does not care about anyone but her fake family. She is so out of control that she doesn’t even take care of her own self at times.
It shows the importance of not being afraid to question authority. Open-ended discussion question and answer: (an open-ended question has many possible answers) Question: Are all the characters in this book truly equal? Answer: No. People in the house of Scholars or people in government have more power and believe that they are above everyone, even though they say that it is a sin to think that you are better than your “brothers.” For example, when Equality 7-2521 presents their discovery of electricity to the house of scholars, the council says that they are just street sweepers so they aren’t as smart as the house of scholars. Open-ended discussion question and answer: Question: Why has this government gone to such extremes to destroy individuality?