Sung-hune, Kang Eleanor Surridge English 11 HL 30 November 2015 Embodiment of language in dystopia Dystopian novels presents to the readers of an unpleasant society, in which is often convinced to be utopian and authors take in consideration of many factors to construct a dystopian novel. Most often, the authors of future dystopian novels exert themselves to using factors such as satire in which, draws the readers to think about their society in contrast to the novel. In presenting such satirical aspect, language becomes a key factor that emphasizes what the author may illustrate. In the future dystopian novel ‘1984’ by George Orwell and ‘Oryx and Crake’ by Margaret Atwood makes significant use of such language and their role, presenting the satirical aspects of a dystopian novel. 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.
Using symbolism adds to the depth and understanding of the story, it helps you “read inbetween the lines” and develop a better understanding of the story overall. In the story there were many symbols that were used, a good one is the character, Harrison Bergeron. Harrison was George and Hazel’s son, but he was different, and wanted the world to change. He is a symbol that represents a spark of defiance and individuality that exists in some people today. Harrison is an exaggerated character, who hungers for power, and this is evident when he storms into the T.V studio and crowns himself emperor.
William used to work on the ranch with Slim and all of the other workers. Despite hearing that his old co-worker’s letter is in a magazine, Carlson refuses to be a part of the conversation because of how bad Candy’s dog smells. Candy’s dog smells very bad and is getting old and worn down, so Carlson starts talking about how he can shoot the dog to end its and everybody else’s suffering. Candy has a strong connection to his dog that Carlson doesn’t care about. After the conversation about shooting Candy’s dog, Steinbeck says, “Candy looked a long time at Slim to try to find some reversal.
The film production was even an rejected my many. The main actor, Sylvester Stallone, had to write his own script and was the main actor in the movie. Before the movie was released, Sylvester Stallone, had to sell his dog and even acted in pornography. He did every little job, just to get by as a young and struggling actor. Knowledge of this background, truly makes Rocky a special film.
They repeat that they are waiting for him several times throughout the play. For example, in Act II, Vladimir says, “We are waiting for Godot to come” (Beckett 72). If the last two letters of Godot were removed, then the meaning of the whole sentence changes to “we are waiting for God to come.” While it seems as if it is a coincidence that Godot has God in his name, it is important to ask why Godot did not come like the boy said he would. When first encountering the boy in Act I, Vladimir says, “It wasn’t you who came yesterday?” (42). The boy then tells them that Godot will come the following day, the same thing occurs in Act II as well.
To reflect the effectiveness of objective culture has overpowered the Individual and Subjective culture, just like the society and community we stayed in , text review is very important. Furthermore, I hope more people ,especially the teenagers ,understand the interaction between individuals ,power of dyad and triad. It is a “me” society in modern times. But we can try to transform it by continuous effort, like teaching people to engage more in election, showing the government that political participation rate is high in the upcoming years . They can’t simply ignore our
Literary Analysis of War of the Worlds “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow”-Robert Tew. War of the Worlds, based on the novel by H.G. Wells, is about a dockworker, Ray Ferrier who has a weak relationship with his two kids, Robbie and Rachel. After Ray’s ex-wife drops Robbie and Rachel off at Ray’s house, they thought it was going to be a normal tension-filled weekend, but after their electricity goes out and lighting strikes in the same spot, they think otherwise. After a while, a big alien-like creature called a Martian comes out of the ground and kills everyone in its sight.
While writing a book, an author usually tries to deliver an idea to the audience. These ideas are often connected with a society and a place of a person in it, especially when a book is considered as an anti-utopia. That is why Ray Bradbury's novel "Fahrenheit 451" and Yevgeny Zamyatin's novel "We" can be compared from the perspective of the social sciences, as they both describe the totally rationalized society where the social problems are always put in front of the personal ones. However, this does not mean that the endings of this stories are similar. To begin with, social problems are always far more significant for the society than the personal ones in both of these books.
Film Analysis 1: Fight Club (2001) Plot Summary- Fight Club is about man whose name is unknown that works at a car insurance company. The narrator leads a consumerist lifestyle; decorating his bachelor pad with unnecessary furniture and having a fridge full of condiments but no real food within. He suffers from chronic insomnia, and expresses very low enthusiasm in his job due to his lack of sleep condition. It all began when he went to a prostate cancer patients support group where he met cancer survivors who would let him lose himself emotionally during the talk. Then afterwards, he began visiting various cancer support groups, cry his heart out without saying a word and he would be able to sleep like a baby.
I had ‘im too long.”…“Candy looked at Slim to try to find some reversal (to killing the dog). And Slim gave him none.” Candy tried to fight against them killing his own dog and did everything but had no one back him up. Even Slim, who is portrayed as a nice caring person to look up to in the book, doesn’t help him. To not have anyone to back you up when defending your stuff clearly shows that he’s alone. Without Georges and Lennie’s friendship no one would realize this but because George and Lennie defend each other Candy’s isolation is shown.