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Heather Fackelman March 30, 2009 German Literature and Culture Montclair State University The Communist Manifesto: Bourgeois Proletarians In the first section of the Communist Manifesto, Bourgeois and Proletarians, Marx and Engels emphasize and explain how the history of all societies “is the history of class struggles.” They point out that the system in place is a dichotomous one, and has always been such. The dualism has always been oppressor versus oppressed, and they argue that the oppressed class (the proletariats), which is treated as if it were sub-human, will at some point soon rise and revolt against the oppressing class (the bourgeoisie). While it is true that the bourgeoisie, those who own the means of production, exploit the proletariat, the paid laborers, I find flaws within their reasoning; it is too far-fetched to assume that the proletariat will revolt and that the unfair division between the two classes will even out. Marx and Engels thoroughly point out the dualism that has always existed as
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