Communist Manifesto Literary Analysis

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In “The Communist Manifesto written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels”, the concept of socialism is also accompanied by the concept of communism. They explained that this concepts are two ideological systems, and how they arise in response to the Industrial Revolution. During the industrial revolution, many capitalist factory owners, meaning the Bourgeoise became extremely rich by exploiting their workers, meaning the Proletariat. The Proletariat exploitation begin from being paid with an unfair wage, working for long hours and where age and sex was no longer a problem. These two ideological systems emerge, with the aim of providing a better situation to workers and to promote an economic growth through different strategies. Socialists believe…show more content…
The first category is the reactionary socialism, which is divided into three groups, were they claim to represent the laborers interests plus the interests of the precapitalist classes. Feudal socialists is one of the three groups, they were mostly French and English aristocrats. They were against the modern bourgeois, as they were a threat to their way of life. Their claim was that they were creating a “revolutionary proletariat” (The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Chapter III, paragraph 8, page 28), which one day will revolve and owlish their Bourgeoise lifestyle. The second group were the petty-bourgeois socialism. They were the middle class workers, which they were doomed to form part of the Proletariat, and go against the Bourgeoise, as they fight for their interests. They asked for the restoration “of all means of production and exchange” (The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Chapter III, paragraph 5, page 29) accompanied too with the traditional…show more content…
This arise from the French socialist and communist literature. The german “True” socialists, the revolutionary Proletariat and with the help of the over concentration of capital, they threaten and abolish the “industrial and political supremacy” of the Bourgeoisie (The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Chapter III, paragraph 15, page 31). The second category is the bourgeois or conservative socialism. This ideology comes from the awareness of the bourgeoisie such as humanitarians, economists or improvers which fight against the proletariat suffering and inequalities. They try to attempt to mitigate the injustices of the working class within society, by providing then the benefits they deserve, such as; “free trade, prison reform and protective duties” (The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Chapter III, paragraph 7, page 32). But they do not try to abolish the Bourgeois, but for them to benefit the Proletariat, and create social order. And the last category is critical-utopian socialism and communism. Both authors explained that this category fail, as they believe that social changes can only occur during civil wars or
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