Comparison of Values: Animal Farm and V for Vendetta

George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ is an allegorical fairy tale which is profound in its condemnations of totalitarian regimes. The novel explores the concepts of propaganda, totalitarianism and tyranny impacting on the oppressed society with the use of animal characters to expose the evils of exploitation. Similar to ‘Animal Farm’, ‘V for Vendetta’ directed by James … Read more

Evey in V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta is a film which addresses the dictatorship that exists in the society. For so many years the issue of dictatorship has been preventing various individuals from exploiting their full potential by being denied an opportunity by a tyrant government. In a case of tyrant government, individuals who get the opportunity must be … Read more

Models of political rebellion as displayed in 1984 and V for Vendetta

Problems faced by characters in literature often repeat themselves, and when these characters decide to solve these standard problems, their actions are often more similar than they first appear. This idea is evident when comparing the actions taken by Winston Smith in George Orwell’s novel 1984 and V in James McTeigue’s film adaptation of V … Read more

Censorship and dehumanization in V for Vendetta by James McTeigue and in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Government control over its citizens is significant to the regime and it is this dominance over their people that leaves little room to question authority, but rather conform to the regime’s ideologies. This is portrayed in V for Vendetta by James McTeigue and in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Both film and novel show … Read more