The Thomas Hobbes and Machiavelli ideas and perspectives helped to produced the custom or tradition of political realism. Both Thomas Hobbes and Machiavelli in their writing were tackling morality and self-interest from different views. Hobbes was a researcher, whose point was to put governmental issues onto an investigative balance; he as a result employed a strict coherent way to deal with his work. Interestingly, Machiavelli personality were mainly active; he worked, principally, as a common worker of the Florentine Republic. In this research I will explain the different ways, which they used and how the difference they made has made the comparative views of human nature.
“Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul.” (Nabokov 9). Vladimir Nabokov’s language in Lolita displays the enchanting power of language in its most innate form. In the classic dark love story of Humbert Humbert, the pedophile, and Dolores Haze, the naïve child, Nabokov 's choice in syntax encapsulates the audience’s attention from line to line, readers only hoping to understand the complexity of a character such as Humbert Humbert. The usage of literary devices aid in building Humbert Humbert’s character in Lolita as his thought process and narrative exposes itself through poetic diction.
Critical Discourse Analysis, a field of linguistics, specifically aims at searching and identifying traces of cultural and ideological meanings in spoken as well as written texts (O’ Halloran, 2003, p.1). It is thus a powerful tool to analyze institutional, political, social and other types of discourses in order to bring out the covert ideology present in the specific discourses and also highlights the overt ideas. It is a linguistic tool which beautifully brings out the relationship between language and power and inequalities in social relationships. The present study aims at applying Fairclough 3D model of Critical Discourse Analysis on the beautiful poem “Anticlockwise” by Kishwer Naheed. The focus of the study is to investigate how the speaker has manipulated her feminist agenda through the language and how the appropriate choice of lexical items has enabled her to advocate the case
The two dystopian novels ‘1984’ and ‘Oryx and Crake’ illustrates relevant factors of language employed in our society, purposed to manipulate the population as a satirical aspect. The protagonist of the novel ‘1984’ Winston, is a employee at the ‘ministry of truth’ and carries a task, to rewrite historical documents. As the novel presents the party’s will, maintaining power and control over the people, Winston’s task the manipulation of truth suggests a satirical aspect, for the party is able to proceed their will, concealing the truth through the power of language Orwell displays. Jimmy, the protagonist of ‘Oryx and Crake’, works as an ad writer, for the beauty company ‘Anooyoo’. Comparable to
Various moments in time have triggered an act of urgency and produced endless questions that center around the complexity of how the world is structured and its impact on the present and past society. These questions then become a vital part of the creation of social theory. Through the different lenses of the countless theorist, the binary questions that are made to deconstruct the theoretical perspective that the anti-intellectuals present to the public, create a different framework for how the people define structure and "play". Through the viewpoints of W.E.B Dubois and Elie Pariser, the discussion of the social imagination and intellect are revealed. By integrating concepts from Dubois and Pariser, we can further analyze the structure of society and how the relationship with the past supplied the foundation for the perspectives of the classic theorist.
This theme is thoroughly explored during the novel, as well as during modern history. In A Clockwork Orange, Alex discovers how his opinion on moral choice contrasts with that of the government that he is living under. It is evident that Alex believes that the freedom to make choices for yourself determines if you are truly human or not. The purpose of A Clockwork Orange revolves around this theme of fate and free will, and how your freedom to make decisions will impact you later in life. Anthony Burgess uses diction and emotional appeals to convey his purpose in writing this novel.
They provided the protagonists the capability to change their minds and inspire them to go against the grain. The novel , Fahrenheit 451 and the film The Giver both have an underlying theme of curiosity and bravery. These works of art are great examples of post modernism as it pertains to a society that questions its mere existence. All belief systems and ideologies are developed for the purpose of controlling others in maintaining particular political and social systems. It challenges the flawed system instead of being trapped into a cycle of oppression and
Lacanian theory of orders is a rather significant insight into the relationship between literature and psychology. The construction of the human life by the three orders will lead to a sense of admiration in literary readers’ minds. The psychological problems are the most challenging issues instigating a researcher to attempt his/her hand at this study. Lacan argues that the three interconnected orders make the life of the man, and any problem in their process can bring chaos to the individual. To investigate the diverse aspects of the orders, in this article David Mamet’s Edmond (1982) will be analyzed in the light of the Lacanian perspective.
Language in the film and novel A Clockwork Orange plays a significant role in not only narrating the plot but also conveying the message of the novel and film. In this essay I will be discussing the function of language and cinematic techniques in the A Clockwork Orange and how serves as a tool to; brainwash the reader and viewer, veil the violent actions that takes place and show Alex the protagonist’s manipulative power through the use of Nadsat. Burgess stated that he uses Nadsat as a brainwashing device in the novel A Clockwork Orange. The use of Nadsat causes the reader to actively interact with the language, because the reader is curious and motivated to master Nadsat, thus making Nadsat a “positive reinforcer” (Ravyse, 2014). The reader will continue reading the content finding pleasure in understanding the language.
The existence of the others is crucial in defining what is “normal” and in locating one’s own place in the world. The other is perceived as lacking the essential characteristics possessed by a group and hence is considered to be a lesser or inferior being and therefore is treated accordingly. This novel revolves around ideas on colonialism, issues of identity and torture. The given passage for this assignment serves as a representation of one of the key concepts in the novel – that of the portrayal of power play. The happenings before and after the scene in the extract that was given confirm the importance of power that is used as a weapon to humiliate and transform the ‘powerful’ into the