In Macbeth this happens when Macduff decides to take action and overthrow Macbeth. Gaining support from the English, “Thither Macduff, Is gone to pray the holy king upon his aid, To wake Northumberland and warlike Siward” to “Prepares for some attempt of war.” Reveals that Macduff is plotting a war against Macbeth to remove him from the throne due to his tyrannic rule. In The Hunger Games a similar scenario is seen when Katniss blackmails the capitol by threatening to kill both Peeta and herself, a sign of rebellion which leads to a larger scale rebellion. This rebellion sees the oppressed districts come up against the powerful president snow and his Capitol eventually overthrowing him.
In analysis of Vera Figner’s Memoirs of a Revolutionist, Figner expressed a few political goals that led her to assume violence as the only answer to the economic, political, and social injustices forced upon the peasants, by the government authority and Russian traditions. All of Figner’s energy was spent in effort to achieve these goals at any cost. These goals were to use influential propaganda, to educate the peasants1, and to kill the Tsar. All of which, were used to motivate a peasant uprising, to remove2 the suppressive Tsarist regime and to give birth to democratically3 free institutions4. To justify her violent means, she used her personal belief that there were no other peaceful ways, that they had not tried, to provide liberty and justice for the peasants.5
This can be seen in the French Revolution, in which the aristocrats manipulated the lower classes, or Third Estate, and abused their power prompting social upheaval and political unrest. The Third Estate rebelled against the monarchy and the Catholic church who had exploited resources for soley their benefit leading to mass starvation among the lower classes. The Third Estate assembled, defying the law, and began to overthrow the political institutions of France. The revolution was inspired by Enlightenment ideals which pushed for the equal rights of men and for fair representation in government assemblies. Though the revolution itself was quite brutal and violent in its execution, the impacts it left on the nation are notable.
Malcolm plans that “every soldier hew him down a bough / And bear’t before him” (V.iv.4-5). Malcolm’s plan reveals his and Macduff’s desire to have revenge on Macbeth for the actions he has done. They proceed to gather an army together and travel to Macbeth. When they arrive they kill Macbeth, they end his ambitious
In Orwell's opinion, the destruction of Language is used to dumb down the people and control the minds of the masses. This ideology is exhibited in the fictional language of Newspeak, the language created by Orwell in the book 1984. The purpose of Newspeak is to lessen the knowledge of the people under the Party and eventually make thought crime impossible. An example of this is in the
According to The Merriam Webster Dictionary, the definition of totalitarianism is “a system of government in which the ruler has unlimited power (Merriam-Webster).” The unscrupulous, deceitful government portrayed in George Orwell’s 1984 is an example of this kind of regime.. During his lifetime during the early 20th century, Orwell lived to see the rise of many all-powerful governments. The influential writer devoted himself and dedicated his work to the cause of socialism. In his most persuasive work, George Orwell uses a totalitarian government in that may be compared to numerous existing and inactive governments to alert individuals about the dangers of total conformity.
The Party utilizes complex machinery to apply large scale control and inject fear in the people. Totalitarianism: Totalitarianism is a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial. The writer depicts a state in which government screens and controls each part of human life to the degree that is well above illegal. Manipulation:
1984 by George Orwell, a text written in thought of what the future possibly could be like; a dystopian piece of literature that conforms and deviates from any type of standard genre with conventional aspects of dystopia to emphasis Orwell shows the novel imaginatively with a totalitarian government with features of dystopian control within a society struggling to survive under this aggressive party given that all humanitarian rights have been converted into crimes conjoined by an anti hero characterized so named Winston smith with elements of a dystopian protagonist marches into the rebellious side of himself when “fighting” the controlling party with a voluminous extensivity of views provided. This fictional novel hides characteristics of
George Orwell wrote 1984 back in the midst of World War II, which is alluded to multiple times in the book. He discussed what this world might turn into if we do not take action against the European leaders. The book depicts a over-controlling government, referred to as the Party, which is constantly spying on the citizens of the dystopian society called Oceania. One of the Outer-Party members named Winston Smith realizes the wrongdoings of the government and starts to rebel against them. Throughout the entirety of 1984, Winston can be seen as a hero by his defiance against the Party, his hatred toward the Party, and how he may have sparked a rebellion.
Perspectives towards authority depends on the beliefs of one’s community. As the novel “1984” by George Orwell, suggests, the way one views leadership can be shaped by the authorities themselves. The novel is told from the perspective of Winston Smith, whose descriptions create the settings of a society that unknowingly fall victim to the corruption of its rulers. Thus, George Orwell depicts the corruption of authority when greed exceeds need and goes beyond established social structures in “1984”.
A tragedy struck the United States on September 1, 200l also known as 9/11. 2,996 innocent victims perished in the attack. Thus, the peace we once knew ended, and the War on Terror began. This “war” has continued for 15 years, 7 months, 3 weeks, and 4 days.