Essay Picture of John Lennon and Che Guevara

964 Words Nov 16th, 2013 4 Pages

Peace and revolution are two ideas with different meanings and actions, but they often fight for the same result. Peace is harmony between people, groups, or nations. On the other hand revolution is a fight of beliefs of a better future. We can see these two ideas together everywhere. Many songs are written with peaceful meanings; some people decide to make peaceful strikes, and some believe in their hearts for a better future. We can also see how peace can come from revolutions: in Greece people are striking against their government because Greece is now bankrupt; in Libya, the rebels killed the dictator Qaddafi; the Syrian revolution; the Cuban revolution, where Fidel Castro with Che Guevara’s help overthrew
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When he was a teenager, he was studying at the medical school and his hobby was photography. In these years he traveled throughout Latin America and he witnessed the capitalism of the countries and he decided to do something about it. Che Guevara joined Fidel Castro’s movement and fought against the Cuban dictator Batista. Che Guevara fought for the people’s good and for a better and peaceful future. He died fighting for peace and justice. Che wanted peace for his people at any cost even if it meant war. From his revolution, he won people’s hearts. He is a symbol of struggle and rebellion, who lived and loved. Both of them were revolutionaries, but in different ways. One thing that I think when I look at the picture is hope. Putting these two personalities together, the symbol of peace and the symbol of struggle and rebellion makes me think how the world is currently. All the songs that are written about peace, all the protests that are made and are still being made about peace, and all the revolutions that happened and are happening for a better future, are following the steps of John Lennon, Che Guevara, and many other big personalities that fought for these beliefs. We know that music makes you relax, think of nice things, travel in your mind, and lets you take out whatever you want to say by writing down and singing it. Here John Lennon and Che are playing guitar which seems like a great moment. If you are a singer,

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