The Major Thematic Elements Of Apathy

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The major thematic element conveyed in Brazil is apathy and the way the Ministry of Information overly surveils its citizens as well as how the masses seem to share similar apathy for each other in their own right. Much of this apathy is sygnified through the dynamic between the protagonist Sam, the Ministry and his love interest Jill. Much of Sam’s internal conflict within the film is his desire to escape from the stuffy overbearing society he lives in, with the hopes of getting the girl of his dreams and overpowering the oppressive government that he works for. That being said, he is in reality an intrusive coward who casually abides by the unforgiving system he despises so much as not to risk deviating from the norm. Much of this submissive
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