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    Anthem by Ayn Rand is the story of Equality 7-2521 living in a primitive, socialist future. Society has become nearly the perfect representation of Marx's ideals. The word “I” no longer exists because the individual no longer exists. “We” is used in place of “I” because life is all about mankind working as a collective unit. Every aspect of life is controlled by a council that makes all the decisions for everyone. Children are raised together in collective housing all their lives, and as a…

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    Violence exists in The Great Gatsby to showcase the pitfalls within Fitzgerald’s society, such as the pedestal the rich sit upon, allowing for exploitation of the lower class and the role plays into economic cruelty. Fitzgerald, through a captivating story, details a story of America’s faults and emphasize on the urgency of improving the country. Violence toward the opposing gender is a common thread sewn through the pages of The Great Gatsby to emphasize the cruelty and inequality ever…

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    This work was written during the time of the industrial revolution, while the factories were a booming industry. The workers during this time were not compensated enough in which the people were low income, and often suffering from these conditions. The people weren't considered civilized and they were categorized as aggressive people. This traits were perhaps due to the change from the dated agricultural lifestyle to the upcoming industry of factories, due to this change also literary works…

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    In the 17th century, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke were philosophers who developed beliefs about the nature of man, which influenced their political philosophies and ideas about the social contract between the people and their government. Thomas Hobbes believed that all humans were naturally wicked and selfish. He stated that without a government there would be war with every man against each other and life would be solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short. Meanwhile, John Locke believed that…

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    Max Weber is considered one of the fathers of modern sociology. His work continues to influence and confuse today’s best thinkers and writers. His most well-known work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, is a body of work that is often discussed, argued, and maybe even alt right dismissed by other intellectuals. One of the more interesting lines written by Weber is, In the field of its highest development, in the United States, the pursuit of wealth, stripped of its religious…

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    This essay explores the three main themes of the communist manifesto. Karl Marx and Frederick Engels discuss class struggle, the modern bourgeoisie as a result of the revolutions and also the proletariat’s as the subject and object of history. Class struggle Marx and Engels explore the conflict which was present between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat societies. Society years ago to today’s modern society have always worked in the same way, those of a lower class work for those above them.…

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    Gramsci Free Time Analysis

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    Capitalism is an inherent system that is built on subjugating the lower class and having the upper class on top. It is built to dominate and control other classes. However, this only works with the consent of the lower class. Hence why the elites need to constantly be asserting and justifying their dominance over the classes. Free Time, according to Adorno, is a parody of itself. The unfree people are unaware of this process as they are of the unfreedom itself.” (93, Reader). Therefore people…

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    “IMPLICATIONS OF EXCESSIVE URBANIZATION IN PAKISTAN” URBANIZATION: Urbanization means the movement of people from less developed areas to the more developed areas that consequently increases the urban population. Urbanization began during the industrial revolution, when worker move towards manufacturing hubs in cities to obtain jobs in industries as agriculture jobs became less come that why People from less developed areas of Pakistan leave their hometowns in search of better livings. This is…

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    Depicting a Communist Revolution in Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck, an American communist author during the 1900s, wrote many novels and novellas including Of Mice and Men. During the Great Depression, many people converted from the ideals of capitalism to communism, which is when all people are living equally. The American dream was too far out of reach, but a truly communist society has never been achieved before. Taking place during the Great Depression, Of Mice and Men follows the story of…

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    The Image of the Child in William Blake’s Poems: The Chimney Sweeper in the Songs of Innocence and of Experience Britain witnessed many developments and changes throughout the centuries and one of them was Industrial Revolution. It brought many issues that affected people’s life. Population and immigration were some key issues affecting the society directly. With the Industrial Revolution, people from rural areas started to migrate urbanized industrial cities and that changed the balance of…

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