Essays Tagged: "totalitarian society"

Are you convinced by Plato's claim that philosophers should rule.

the fundamental ideas that Plato establishes as a starting point to argue for what is in essence a totalitarian society that is ruled by the philosopher guardians. Plato starts off with the concept i ... ts role it plays in determining a societies happiness.The society that Plato builds therefore, is a totalitarian state that is ruled by the philosopher guardians or those that have demonstrated a true ...

(6 pages) 287 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

This essay was written about George Orwell's novel 1984. It has a small biography, a synopsis, theme, structural feature, literary merit, and 3 references

esses as abrilliant writer.2. SynopsisThe novel takes place in a theoretical and fictional dystopiantotalitarian society. The story begins in London on April 4, 1984after an atomic world war divides t ...

(4 pages) 138 0 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley has similar traits to a totalitarian society. Discuss.

The society in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley shares many of the same traits as a totalitarian society. In this essay I will be describing the traits of totalitarianism and which of ... d opinions on why these types of governments are not successful and what can be learned from them.A totalitarian government is a government based solely on control. Unlike a democracy, this type of go ... ow the public to have any say in what goes on. The government decides all aspects of the society. A totalitarian government dictates everything. It involves itself in every detail of its society, and ...

(6 pages) 74 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Napoleon the pig then takes over and becomes the dictator of Animal Farm, slowly turning it into a totalitarian society. He changes the creed to All Animals Are Created Equal, But Some Animals Are Mo ...

(1 pages) 39 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparism of " Animal Farm" and the events of "Tiananmen" in relation to the issue of 'education and learning' and the power this brings to societies.

Good Afternoon,When George Orwell spoke out against the domination of people by others, condemning totalitarian society in his brilliant, witty, allegorical fable, Animal Farm, he also shone light on ... ir own animals learnt about the concept of Animalism they would also attempt to rise up against the totalitarian regime. Thus emphasising the power that can be gained through education and learning. H ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


. These characters played a major role in this novel. One of them may be called the creator of this totalitarian society, which in these characters stands.Winston Smith, the protagonist, is a quiet ma ... rother is not exactly an existing character. It is to believe that he is one of the founders of the totalitarian party. He plays the role of an omnipresent. \"BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU.\" It was the ...

(4 pages) 30 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury Essay.

"Fahrenheit 451", by Ray Bradbury, is a book based on the future. It takes place in a totalitarian society where books and intellectualism are outlawed. Firemen who no longer need to put ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

George orwell, "1984"

s become a subversive force that the "Party" must control. Oceania, located in Europe, represents a totalitarian society in its purest form during the 1940s. Many aspects of Wilson's and Julia's daily ...

(6 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparing society today with that of the world in George Orwell's "1984"

tes the imagination of the reader to compare society today with that of the world in the novel. The totalitarian society depicted by Orwell did not achieve its power and authority only through violenc ... at he was writing only about Stalinist Russia, he seems instead to have written about the nature of totalitarianism in general (Frodsham, 143). Seeing that the setting of the story is London, he appar ...

(5 pages) 47 0 2.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How are the main characters in "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood constructed to represent the text's underlying values and attitudes?

s presented. The Handmaid's Tale depicts the western democratic society of America, overthrown by a totalitarian society known as Gilead. The focus Atwood constructs is on the demise of western democr ... estern democratic society, and by doing so; Atwood is able to emphasis the viewpoint affirming that totalitarian style governments generate dystopian societies. This encourages the audience to identif ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cambodia & Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge

Khmer Rouge is a totalitarian society that ruled Cambodia from 1975 to 1979. The regime, in which its leader was guer ... munist Party of Kampuchea (CPK).Khmer Rouge's rule was brutal; Cambodia was literally turned into a totalitarian horror. Cambodia became completely sealed off from the outside world and other countrie ... the whole of Cambodia was controlled by the Vietnamese, and thus forcing the small remnants of the totalitarian regime of Khmer Rouge to escape flee and fight another day.

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"1984" by George Orwell: Dangers of a totalitarian government

man named Winston Smith who lives in London, which is a part of the country Oceania. The world is a totalitarian society that is led by Big Brother, which censors everyone's behavior, and even their t ... alled a "savior" and prayed to. Throughout 1984, George Orwell is trying to convey the dangers of a totalitarian society. Orwell was obviously disturbed by the cruelties of a totalitarian government. ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"1984" by George Orwell and the World Today

orld will end up like in that year and era. The main character Winston Smith is a party member in a totalitarian society led by Big Brother, which censors everyone’s behavior and thoughts. The wo ...

(6 pages) 31 2 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Apathetic Populace And Their Relation To Totalitarianism

Apathetic Populace and Their Relation to Totalitarianism Satisfaction with a simple life, and complete indifference to what ... a person's life is too restricted and daily routine depends on what the government dictates, yes, a totalitarian society might be the current situation. Although indifference and totalitarianism seem ... imal Farm, through a pig named Squealer, an apathetic and ignorant populace is exploited and led to totalitarianism. This is the same case in Shakespere's play, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar,as Mark An ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Animal Farm

and Snowball, representing Stalin and Trotsky, slowly take advantage of the situation, turning the totalitarian society into a communist regime. Life for the animals is not too bad when Napoleon and ...

(2 pages) 691 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Love in George Orwell's "1984"

George Orwell, in his novel, 1984, has created a bleak totalitarian society in which The Party has become all powerful and their goal is to control all tho ... Brother is the only acceptable love, is symbolic of the struggle to survive as human beings in this totalitarian state. Winston Smith, the protagonist is this story, spends much of his life thinking a ...

(4 pages) 18 0 4.3 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Huck finn - freedom

, he could not take the beatings that his father would give him. He found the life with Pap to be a totalitarian society, where Pap had all the power and would treat Huck like a prisoner."But by and b ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Dual Citizenship And Naturalization Laws

can even be subordinate to political institutions or international organizations. In contrast, in a totalitarian society, in which the state demands the total commitment of its citizens, conflict is i ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Subconscious Mind In Orwell’s 1984

and thoughts? Revealing one's character or repressed feelings can be known by in our dreams. In the totalitarian society of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, the main character Winston ... at the only thing you own is your brain and your thoughts. So his dreams allow him freedom from the totalitarian world in which he lives. They represent history, and the independence associated with h ...

(4 pages) 1563 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


by describing what happens to a boy named Equality who is persecuted in a technologically backwards-totalitarian society.2. "Everything which comes from the many is good. Everything that come from one ...

(2 pages) 560 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors