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When the word “society” is mentioned, it gets mixed results depending on the perspective. Societies can flourish, depress, ingest, or oppress. Society in the movie V for Vendetta , written by Alan Moore, is oppressive and limits the freedoms of the inhabitants of London. One shadowy figure known as “V” brings out a revolution, not only within a once apathetic inhabitant, but the rest of London’s citizens. Change comes in different forms, most of the time through fear. This was the case both with Connie in Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” and in the film. Change is brought out through fear of a shadowy figure, posed as a villain. Arnold Friend is that villain to Connie. However, when viewed closely, Oates may be subtly hinting at the need for change within the youth of that time, and Arnold Friend may be the being that stirs the pot. Both the film and the story call to the
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Unformatted text preview: attention the needs of others over the desires of one, and this idea is crucial and applicable to Americans today. Body 1- talk about portrayal of V, why he acts the way he acts. (Secondary source relating) Elaborate on secondary source. Body 2- Evey, who she is, what does she represent. How she is influenced by V. (Secondary Source) Elaborate, explain, transition to Connie. Body 3- Connie, what is she like, why is she like that? What Arnold Friend was to her? How he influenced her to change. Movements in the late 60’s (secondary source). Body 3- V and Arnold friend as representations of Government, or change of Government. (Source about the government then and now) Body 4- V and Arnold’s “demographic”, more so the target audience of Oates’ and Moore. (source(s)). Elaborate. Body 5- What is the message? Who is it for? Where do we, as Americans, fit in? Conclusion....
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