Guy Fawkes Night

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  • The Wicker Man Analysis

    why the gun powder treason should ever be forgot.” The Grate Catesby Still, Fawkes was the only man ever to enter Parliament with honest intentions. A lot has happened in 411 years, parliaments today are highly respected, highly paid and monarchs tend to not conflate with constitutional proceedings, policy chaos or of the word of the people. Nevertheless, the term: treason is a byword and such law has been locked in a vault untouched by lawyer hand for neons; granted, this is what comes of having a system that pleases all of our Queen 's subjects simultaneously. Gloriously heinous plotting against parliaments or monarchs is a thing of the past; sealed…

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  • American Idiot

    “People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people” ( V for Vendetta). In this film of vengeance, the plot revolves around the role of government. This similar idea can be seen in the music video to the song “American Idiot” as well. Through words, characters, plot, and visionary, these two sources centralize around defying the role of government. During a revolution, a leader uses their popularity to spread information and unite the people. V, The…

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  • V For Vendetta Dystopia Analysis

    governent have total control over them by using fear, the citizen should stand up against the government for the better life and future. Therefore, dystopia is used to create a feel of society that is opposite of a utopia. The concept of a dystopia society is the total and unlimited power of the government over it’s citizens like how it is shown in the movie. Secondly, the quote “remember, remember, the fifth of November” are largely use in this movie. This movies have a lot of connection in…

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  • Comparison Of Caesar And V For Vendetta

    In Julius Caesar, the power rhetoric is an overarching theme but shows the beginning of a possible all powerful dictator like Adam Sutler of V for Vendetta. “Since mankind's dawn, a handful of oppressors have accepted the responsibility over our lives that we should have accepted for ourselves. By doing so, they took our power. By doing nothing, we gave it away. We've seen where their way leads, through camps and wars, towards the slaughterhouse.” These words were spoken by the character V when…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Believe That People Can Change Us

    colors to our life and make us happy. The best memories are with that person and we always remember about them. One day I got a message from an unknown guy. His message was calm and with some secret. When I read it, a smile appeared on my face. I never answered to unknown people, but to this message, I wanted to answer. I wanted to know about him more and what he wants from me. He wrote to me on VKontakte messages. I love VKontakte, it is the Ukrainian side similar to Facebook. I chat…

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  • V For Vendetta Speech Analysis

    Without the voice of the people how does one know if the government is sufficient? In this video V exposes to the people that they don’t have that right anymore. They are censored to certain things such as they cannot say anything against the government. Which in the movie the people find this acceptable because it is the normal to not say anything because the chancellor has taken over their lives. In the video V says “His hope was to remind the world that fairness, justice, and freedom are more…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Little Country

    We would always go home absolutely, head to toe covered in clumps of wet mud. We would have to use the water hose and scrub the clumps of mud off so we could walk through the house to the shower, our clothed never went back to the same color. The first time we ever went down there we found out it connected to the Wichita River we kind of just stumbled across it by accident. That place became our favorite fishing spot, but when we were not fishing we could play on the banks. It had a long bank…

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  • Comparison Of Science Fiction And V For Vendetta

    He was willing to die for his people, his views and his stance. Whether people want to admit it or not, that plot line has influenced the way we think. We view people that stand up to the government as heroes whereas before they may have been viewed as seditious or an anarchist (like the time that Guy Fawkes was put to death for his actions). Additionally, anonymous leaks, similar to the information that V distributes to the people, are welcomed by the public, whereas before they were viewed as…

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  • Case Study: Anonymous

    The image of Fawkes from the protests of today has its origins in the comic series V for Vendetta from the '80s, written by the anarchist Alan Moore and illustrated along with the illustrator David Lloyd, both British. The action takes place in a dystopian UK in '97, under dictatorship, with a population depressed and helpless. the plot is centered around Evey, an orphan, and V, a rebel who lay eyes on her costume, an anti-hero who disturbs the authoritarian state through acts of violent…

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  • Allusions In The Hollow Men

    This reflects the “Hollowness” and the “stuffed” emptiness that echoes. Eliot suggests that to resolute is to take a chance: if you have nothing to live with you have nothing, but if you have and it doesn’t elevate then you are fulfilled somehow through these several allusions. To conclude, ‘The Hollow Men’ is an act of reflection of a fragmented society and the mysteries of redemption. It is lucid that Eliot endeavours to proclaim his internal thoughts of the flaws of his society through…

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