The Book Thief And V For Vendetta

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Autocracy in a government calls for rebellion due to the lack of control and corruption. As a result the many representations of significant values are elucidated in the novel ‘The Book Thief’ by Markus Zusak and the film ‘V for Vendetta’ by James McTeigue emphasising the concepts of totalitarianism and rebellion by subjected governments. ‘The Book Thief’ parallels with the contextual influences of the Nazi Party ruled by Adolf Hitler in the 1930s. Whereas ‘V for Vendetta’ draws a direct correlation from the horrendous acts in Iraq governed by George Bush subsequent to the infamous attack of 9/11. V for Vendetta is a mirroring film of the contextual influence of the terror attack of 9/11 in 2001, during George Bush’s presidency. It…show more content…
It represents the significant idea that it allows people to come to a realisation that values such as rebellion occurs due to the manipulation and wrongful domination of the government. Furthermore, the rebellious acts presented within V for Vendetta is also showcased through the Book Thief, in which Zusak successfully displays the contextual influences of the Nazi’s party. Its purpose is to further gain understanding of the impact of rebellion in the representation of the significant idea that there is always beauty in the wake of brutality. “‘If we’re fast we won’t get caught.’ He started dispersing the bread.’ Through the effective use of a determined tone by Rudy, as well as the bread being a symbolism of hopes suggests that amongst all their tragedies, there is always a glimmer of hope to reunite and make world peace. Through Rudy’s determination of providing bread to those weaken Jews, it tells people that even though he is afraid, he still wants to help others as he was not cold-hearted like the government. Hence, this act was a rebellious act as the Germans were suppose to discriminate and hate the Jews. There were supposed to be treated in a tortuous ways like animals. The bread is a symbolic feature as it is the key in nourishing and rebelling against the oppressive government. The giving of the
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