Winston Churchill

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis Of Their Finest Hour By Winston Churchill

    Analysis of: “Their Finest Hour” by Winston Churchill A. 10 forms of rhetoric in the speech i) Metonymy: “We have under arms at the present time in this Island over a million and a quarter men.” Winston Churchill substitutes the Island of Great Britain with the word Island, acting as a figure of speech that means the same thing. ii) Connotation: “If Hitler can bring under his despotic control the industries of the countries he has conquered...” By referring to Hitler's control as being…

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  • Winston Churchill: Great Men Are Never Good Man?

    “Great men are never good men.” To be great is to be considerably above average in terms of ability, quality or eminence. To the British, Sir Winston Churchill was indeed a great man and he is most well known for rallying and leading the British during the Second World War during his term as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, inspiring them to strive for victory. However, not all of his actions were “ethically sound”, or morally good or correct, possessing and displaying moral virtue, as…

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  • Winston Churchill: How The Characteristics Of An Effective Leader

    His passion for the organization and his charismatic personality gains the respect of his followers. He values his employees and realizes that, without the continued effort of everyone, we would be unable to operate. He is also like Mr. Churchill because he is straightforward and does not hold anything back. He likes to paint a realistic picture of the organization’s situation so his employees can be prepared for any situation, good or bad. When there is down time at work, he is also the…

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  • Comparison Of The Island, By Sophocles Antigone

    The Island written by Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona draws numerous parallels from Sophocles’ Antigone. Firstly, the roles are played by men. Secondly, the characters of the play denounce apartheid by performing this piece similar to how Antigone defies the law by burying her brother. Lastly, Winston shares parallels with Antigone. The story line and characters of The Island draw copious amounts of parallels from Sophocles’ Antigone. In Antigone, the roles were played by men,…

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  • 1984 By George Orwell: Literary Analysis

    1984 by George Orwell is a dystopian novel that illustrates the day to day lives of people who are being controlled and manipulated by a totalitarian government. In 1984, Winston Smith, the main character, fights against the oppression in Oceania. He opposes the inhumane rules and regulations placed by Big Brother, the dictator of Oceania. Big Brother plays a major role in the novel, although he is never seen; he uses fear and technology to be able control society and maintain in power. The…

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  • Secrecy In John Cheever's The Enormous Radio

    I believe John Cheever wrote The Enormous Radio, to show how the effect of secrecy affects the person, and a relationship. On how the radio effect Irene being the person and her marriage. And in three paragraphs I’m going to prove my point. The first sign that shows how Irene was being affected, was when she got up out the bed at night to get her son water. But afterwards, goes into the living room to listen to the radio and hears a conversation from a middle-aged couple discussing something,…

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  • Winston Smith: A Tragic Hero

    1984, Winston Smith, is just one of many in an era of modern antiheroes. He represents all that is undeniably average in a world wrecked with an oppressive government and a constant state of war. However, this plays to his advantage by making connecting and empathizing with him easier. His rebellious nature ensures an ability to be endowed with the bravery to defy and push the limits of the Party’s authority. Typically, heroes are meant to possess powerful or indestructible traits, but Winston…

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  • Winston And Julia In George Orwell's 1984

    compassion, and intimacy are not permitted- two people manage to find each other. In George Orwell’s novel 1984, Winston and Julia are an unlikely match who would likely be incompatible in a normal, “free”society. While they are united in their passionate hatred for their society’s government (known as “the party”), they are complete opposites in their vision to overthrow or rebellion of it. Winston has a different view on the party than other people, he works at the Ministry of Truth so he…

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  • The Dangers Of Totalitarianism In 1984 By George Orwell

    “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” This quote by Bob Dylan, relates strongly with George Orwell’s novel 1984. Winston Smith, the main character, in 1984, tells the novel through third person limited point of view. The story begins with Winston Smith describing his constant surveillance by BIG BROTHER and throughout the novel the reader witnesses Winston’s struggles against the government that controls the ideas and thoughts of its citizens. As the reader comes to understand…

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  • Individuality In George Orwell's 1984

    Within the novel 1984, Winston Smith is the epitome of a citizen possessing individuality within Oceania as his efforts to maintain self-control of his progress in this totalitarianism society work against him. His distrust in humanity is the root cause of his rebellion against Big Brother. As he and his new love, Julia, revolt against Oceania’s laws through their individuality, O’Brien catches, captures, and betrays them. Brought into the Ministry of Love, Winston is endures torture and mind…

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