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Professor: Barbara Newcamp ENG-102-NC33 PRP #2 04/00/10 The City of Yes and the City of No” Yevgeny Yevtushenko is a post -Stalin generation renowned Russian poet. In his poem, The City of Yes and the City of No”, the author presented the Soviet Russia as a country with very limited space in freedom of thinking and talking. From my historical background in the early 1960s and ‘70s, the poet was known to openly criticize the soviet leaders and Communists. The people in that period of time did not have many choices in life because they were clouded with fear since the government controlled the people. The literature is also censored or not available; nothing but communist books must be read, which leads to the depression of the peoples life. The government tells the international community that its people are happy and prosperous. Moreover, the Soviet Russia is ready to go straight to Communism! But actually there is the other way around. People were not morally free and happy, and the country is far
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