Winston Ntshona

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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, even the role of Antigone. The same goes for The Island where the role of Antigone is played by Winston, a male. The play draws parallels between Antigone’s fight against political boundaries, and the situation of non-whites during the apartheid in South…

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  • Conspiracy Theory Of Franklin Roosevelt's Attack On Pearl Harbor

    Roosevelt. Moreover, the author of this article is Paul Lashmar, a journalist, having many freelance jobs such as The Washington Post, The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Independent Magazine, and The Independent on Sunday. Thus, it may be sure that his writing is accurate. Attack on Pearl Harbor was one of the greatest and saddest attacks in the world history because it inflicted a heavy damage to the United States. The article of “Pearl Harbor Conspiracy Is Bunk.” reports that some people say…

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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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  • Optimism In The Ballad Of Robin Hood

    nature. Robin Hood is always represented as a merry, lincoln-green clad man leading smiling, gleeful men stealing from the rich giving to the poor. Nearly all adaptations of the book shows Robin Hood leading his merry men on adventures, even though once in awhile, hardships will befall upon the group. In order to bring up the enthusiasm in his fellow outlaws, Robin Hood would give speeches and keep up his merry attitude until his final breath. Whenever Robin Hood had been injured or captured,…

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  • What Is Winston Churchill's Contribution To The World

    As a significant political figure, wartime hero and novelist, Winston Churchill serves as one of the most prominent figures of the twentieth century. Winston Churchill 's wartime leadership empowered the British people and further demonstrated the intellectual capabilities and extremes of Churchill. He has been regarded as "...An inspirational leader, who seemed to typify Britain 's courage and perseverance in adversity and its conservatism in success." (Chen, “Winston Churchill.” World War Two…

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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

    George Orwell’s protagonist in 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…

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  • Winston And Julia In George Orwell's 1984

    In a totalitarian society where love, 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…

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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

    distinguishes one person from others, and presents uniqueness upon that individual. Individuality promotes independence and self-will, which is evident throughout many literature pieces as the individuality of characters advance. 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…

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