Vladimir Propp

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    He suggested that the tales have a controlled temporal sequence and that each part of a myth has a certain order that they never stray from. Propp came up with thirty-one units of action, called motifemes, that he believed were constant in every traditional tale. This meant that in every story the function of characters stayed the same even if the characters themselves changed. The thirty-one functions cannot be applied to all myth but it does however allow more insight for establishing a system for understanding the study of mythology. Propp’s theory’s made it easier to distinguish between myths and other sorts of tales in different…

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    The novel takes place on Manor Farm, where the farm animals are mistreated by Mr. Jones, the farmer. Old Major, an old prize boar who is the leader of all the animals, relates his dream of an ideal world for animals, where humans would not be present and animals lived together in peace. This reflects the Communist ideals of a society without poverty, and where every person would be treated equally. Old Major then dies, which represents the death of Vladimir Lenin. The takeover of the three pigs…

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    When considering what the main reason that the 1905 Revolution failed was, we must understand that there were many reasons that ultimately contributed to its failure. The armed forces remained loyal to the Tsar, ensuring that the rebels did not get out of hand. The revolutionaries had differing political opinions which meant that it was impossible for them to be united, making them easy targets to be wiped out. The October Manifesto seemed to be the solution that many of the revolutionaries were…

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    Revolution according to the Webster Dictionary "is a sudden, extreme or complete change in the way people live work etc". During the World War 1 Russia witnessed the transition to a different and renewed that brought with itself some good and bad consequences; however it is necessary to analyze and understand each phase of the process in order to create a concept and a point of view. The Russian revolution has three main causes: political, social and economics. Political: Russia was being…

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    The Two Mighty Otters - (Adaptation of Three Little Pigs) Once upon a time, there was an otter which was living with his younger sibling in the decrepit house which had rotting floorboards, and with hammered metal banisters which ran up the side of the distinctive staircase. The oldest otter was named Segenam which meant “lazy.” He was careless about the things that go on around him. He likes to avoid anything that involves any effort. On the other hand, Adalric is an affectionate otter. He has…

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    During Joseph Stalin’s reign of terror in Russia, communism was the main political movement that was at its peak during Stalin’s rule. George Orwell portrays this exact same situation in his novel Animal Farm. In the novel, Orwell basically depicts this exact same scenario but with animals as symbolic representations of real people in Stalin’s Russia. In Orwell’s novel, the animal that is the symbolic representation of Stalin is a pig named Napoleon. Orwell was very clever in this selection of…

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    Stalinism communism The German Philosopher Karl Marx who created the Marxism ideology. He advocated for political, social, and economic principles. Marx assess the workers to have a revolution against the capital system to eliminate the classes and have an equal rights to everyone. Therefore, the first head of the Soviet Union, the revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, who gave the workers what Marx had in his mind with changes of some crucial aspects of Marx 's in order to fit it into the Russian…

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    Animal Sprits, written by George A Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller analyses the standard economic principles and reveals the disasters that account for human emotions. In the first part of the book, George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller says that there are five main animal sprits that have an impact on global economics. These five components of human psychology contradict the traditions of economic theory and explain the recent economic cycles. These include: confidence, fairness, corruption and…

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    In George Orwell’s Final Message to the world, he claims that it “depends on us” to change the worlds and to change the “nightmare of our future”. In George Orwell’s Final Message he mentions that "there will be no loyalty, except loyalty to the party.” The people have to respect the government and they have to do what the government want or the “party” and everything control by the government. To demonstrate in Animal Farm all the animals have to follow everything that the big tell them…

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    In the Russian Revolution of 1917, there was a class of people known as the bourgeoisie. “The English word 'bourgeoisie' is derived from the French word 'bourgeoisie' meaning "... the trading middle class"(MARXISM).” The Russian bourgeoisie in 1917 were basically a class of capitalist, landowning, and wealthy people. They wanted things to change just like everyone else but they expected things to still stay wonderful for them. However, ... The Russian bourgeoisie’s involvement was a…

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