Essays Tagged: "Totalitarianism"

George Orwell and descriptions on some of his well known books

tical regimes had a direct impact on his prose. Orwell's best-known books reflect his opposition to totalitarianism: Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. In an article entitled, "Why I Write" Orwell ... ne of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism...Animal Farm was the first book in which I tried, with full consciousness of what I ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a take home mid term exam for history of western civ there is alot of good info in here

uart England exemplifies the development of the first constitutional state. Absolutism differs from totalitarianism because absolutism lacked the financial and military resources to take total control ...

(1 pages) 87 0 2.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Communism Through The Eyes of George Orwell. Emphasizes on "Animal farm" and "1984"

ent surrounding his life. "The driving force behind his two satires is an intense revulsion against totalitarianism, combined with an even stronger revulsion against its defenders among left-wing inte ... ell's writing was affected greatly by his personal beliefs about Socialism, Communism, Fascism, and Totalitarianism, and by the revolts, wars, and revolutions going on in Europe and Russia at the time ...

(10 pages) 174 0 4.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Elizabeth I

er it takes theform of North American neo-conservatism, religious zealousness inthe Middle East, or totalitarianism in Nigeria. Against thisbackdrop, a philosophy of moderation, perhaps the most liber ...

(12 pages) 97 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Differences between Margaret Atwood's book "The Handmaiden's Tale" and the movie of the same name. About 400 words.

dresses were cut just below the knee. This fact seems to almost lessen the severity or lighten the totalitarianism from the book. A shorter dress would mean less rigid social standards. Also dealing ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

many of the same traits as a totalitarian society. In this essay I will be describing the traits of totalitarianism and which of these traits are shared by the Brave New World. I also included some of ... itizens doubt that these views are the best possible ingredients for civilized society, solidifying totalitarianism in the Brave New World.In the novel, the totalitarian government was successful. The ...

(6 pages) 74 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Did Hitler Rule a Totalitarian State?

ver their subjects, and are usually headed by a charismatic leader. Fascism is a form of right-wing totalitarianism which emphasises the subordination of the individual to advance the interests of the ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Totalitarianism in the Soviet Union, Italy, and Germany.

Totalitarianism in the Soviet Union, Italy, and Germany(by the way, all my essays are not very in de ... nomical and political aspects of society, but also tries to direct the daily lives of its citizens. Totalitarianism strives to influence the attitudes, beliefs, and opinions of its people through mani ...

(2 pages) 106 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Fascism in the United States (McCarthyism).

oup, exploits racism, and emphasizes the importance of warfare. A fascist regime must also practice totalitarianism, or the controlling of all aspects of human life through institutionalized violence, ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Discusses Athens and Sparta in ancient times. Fights and government plus more. How both city-states resemble the US.

We are about to explore the roots of two political systems: totalitarianism and democracy. Both forms exist in the modern world, but the roots for each can be f ... be found in ancient Greece. Both were bitter rivals and despised each other.The form of culture of totalitarianism had its roots in the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta. Totalitarianism means of, r ...

(2 pages) 49 1 3.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Animal farm as a social Criticism.

ed and exploited working class, and the pigs' evolution into the capitalists they initially opposed.Totalitarianism is a political regime based on subordination of the individual to the state and stri ...

(4 pages) 86 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What do you understand by the term 'totalitarian state'? Illustrate your answer with reference to Germany under Hitler

Totalitarianism is characterised by strong central rule that attempts to control and direct all aspe ... as well as popular or positive opinion. Although Lee, who offers a sound introduction to aspects of totalitarianism in Europe, argues '...the methods used to indoctrinate Germany's youth were nothing ... s case, for the woman's role in society. This dominance by the economy, goes against definitions of totalitarianism '....control and direct all aspects of individual life...' It is evident that the Na ...

(13 pages) 83 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The rise of Fascism in Germany

e Major difference that sets Germany apart from Italy and Spain was Germanys much stronger sense of totalitarianism. Fascism took on the name of NAZI in Germany. The Nazi part was by far the most aggr ... d himself as such. This action put an end to the Weimar Republic and signified the beginning of the totalitarianism rule of Hitler.Hitler did seek relations with the other fascist countries, primarily ...

(4 pages) 64 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Gattaca and Orwell's 1984 compared. False utopias and there means of control

Orwell's Oceania and Niccol's not to distant American city are in many ways similar in the sense of totalitarianism. The systems of control are quit different. Orwell's world seems to be an overbearin ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Blade Runner (Scott) + Brave New World (Huxley) - Analysis When humanity loses touch with nature speech to environmental forum.

World" created a dystopia designed to warn of the possible damage to humanity from mass production, totalitarianism, sexual promiscuity and drug use which were appearing at the time, the 1920's.More r ...

(4 pages) 58 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Animal Farm- Power Corrupts

George Orwell's classic novel Animal Farm he deals with issues relating to the Russian Revolution, totalitarianism and dictatorship. He presents a society of animals who rebel against mankind and in ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Exposition of George Orwell's "Nineteen eighty-four". Discourses and positioning of the reader is highly examined

ative fiction since its publication in 1949. In the novel, Orwell draws on his own understanding of totalitarianism to create a very believable world dominated by a totalitarian government. Readers co ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Parallels in Dystopian Literature

culture, but this one facet of the world he created, he delivered an equally potent warning against totalitarianism. Similarly, 1984 had an anti-totalitarian theme, although with a more detailed and o ... s moral is brought to life, for his is much closer to our own world than that of 1984. Not only can totalitarianism come with oppressive ideological regimes; it can also come through the pressures of ...

(14 pages) 42 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How Nazi ideology was entrancehd into german people. Description of the methods used by the Nazi's to control the people.

the principles of Volksgemeinschaft (the people's community), lebensraum (gain more living space), totalitarianism, anti-Semitism and the supremacy of the Aryan race. The application of Nazi ideas an ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Brave new world and blade runner

rave new world SCRAP notes OF notes- human interference with the natural world and the environment- totalitarianism in Brave New World to have strata- imbalance of female influence over the world stat ...

(3 pages) 70 1 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies