Analysis Of The Book ' The Ragnarok ' Essay

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“The Ragnarök”
(An Analysis of Karl Marx’ “The Communist Manifesto”) “Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Proletarians of all countries, unite!” Karl Marx “The Communist Manifesto” was a radical piece of literature that had little effect on Marx’ lifetime however, it sparked enormous change in the future. Within the piece Marx outlines the two major classes, the proletariat or working class and the bourgeoisie or ruling class. He makes a bold claim that all previous history is the history of the proletariat and bourgeoisie class struggle, listing a number of historical examples. Marx believes that the conditions for the proletariat has worsened after the industrial revolution and the growing dissatisfaction and size of the proletariat will lead to an inevitable and bloody revolution resulting in the destruction of the bourgeoisie. “The Communist Manifesto” is a remarkably intriguing piece of literature, it presents a dissident view of human history, inspired bloody revolutions and prophesies the collapse of the class system. Marx’ begins the first section of “The Communist Manifesto” with a bold claim that all of history hitherto is the history of the class struggles. According to Marx’ in the earliest pieces of human history from all over the world we find complicated arrangements of society of varying ranks. In Rome there were the patricians, knights, plebeians…

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