The Potato Eaters

Good Essays
I don’t know if the world really understands the living conditions of communist countries. The static number of deaths due to communism is approximately 94 million. Compared to the deaths of the holocaust which would stand at 11 million. 94 million is a to high number, when dealing with innocent lives. The Potato Eaters, a painting by Vincent Van Gogh, a novel by George Orwell published in 1954, and “Dog,” a 1977 song performed by Pink Floyd and written by David Gilmour explore the idea that communists countries have harsh conditions that will be apart of their everyday lives, and an average person has no idea. To explain to the average person the true realities that lies behind the wall of communism. I have chose a specific art, novel, and

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • Good Essays

    Potato Eaters Analysis

    • 612 Words
    • 3 Pages

    imprint on a child’s mind as what is normal. The child may start to believe that is all they are capable of and all attempts to the contrary are meaningless. A mindset established from a depressive mindset. The multiple generations displayed in Potato Eaters amplified this depressing, cathartic thought into the inescapable vile it takes its victims as. In a type of antithesis to the parents who works hard at something they love, the attitude helps make a difference between the children emerging from…

    • 612 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    van Gogh and is titled The Potato Eaters. It was created in 1885 and displays the life of a peasant family and outlines the lifestyle that these individuals had to endure in this time period such as: living in a small…

    • 2103 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Best Essays

    Impressionism and Post-Impressionism Analysis of “The Potato Eaters” by Vincent Van Gogh In 1883, after leaving his wife Sien and his children Vincent Van Gogh headed to Nuenen. Coming off a disturbing part of his life, which included the break up with his ex-wife with several issues and suffering from gonorrhea, he was having a considerably difficult time. In Nuenen, Van Gogh started to devote himself to drawing, and started to gain attachment and sympathy…

    • 1349 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Best Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    The Lotus Eater

    • 2754 Words
    • 12 Pages

    Mythic Structure in Somerset Maugham’s “The Lotus Eater” The word ‘myth’ is derived from the Greek word ‘mythos’, which means a traditional tale common to the member of a tribe, race or nation. It usually involves the supernatural elements to explain some natural phenomenon in boldly imaginative terms. Today myth has become one of the most prominent terms in contemporary literature analysis. It was Northrop Frye, one of the most influential myth critics (others including Robert Graves, Francis…

    • 2754 Words
    • 12 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Potato

    • 1552 Words
    • 7 Pages

    Pre-Feasibility Study Potato Flakes & Flour 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7 8. 9. 10. 11. Objective Products Process Global Export Markets Global Import Markets Local Market Target Markets Raw Material Plant & Equipments Conclusion Role of PAMCO 3 3 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10 2 OBJECTIVE: • To provide marketable and value added dehydrated potato products from raw potatoes for the use of food processing industry in Pakistan and abroad as well as end products for the consumer…

    • 1552 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Good Essays

    Potato

    • 330 Words
    • 10 Pages

    The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family (also known as the nightshades). The word may refer to the plant itself as well as the edible tuber. In the region of the Andes, there are some other closely related cultivated potato species. Potatoes were introduced outside the Andes region four centuries ago, and have become an integral part of much of the world's cuisine. It is the world's fourth-largest food crop, following rice, wheat and maize…

    • 330 Words
    • 10 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Powerful Essays

    Potato

    • 1425 Words
    • 6 Pages

    Research Project: Potato The potato originated in the South American Andes, but its heartland of wild genetic diversity reaches from Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, southern Brazil, northward into Central America, Mexico, and the southwestern United States. Potato was first cultivated between 3 and 7 thousand years ago, some scientists believe they may have grown wild in the region as long as 13,000 years ago. Potato is the third most important…

    • 1425 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Powerful Essays
  • Good Essays

    Picky Eater

    • 1202 Words
    • 3 Pages

    YOUR NAME HERE English 102 Why so picky? Every parent nightmare is finding out that they have a picky eater on their hands, which can be a pain in the butt half the time. Some days it is either they only want certain types of food or they just decide that they do not want to eat at all, so you have to basically find creative ways tricking them into eating what has been prepared that they see as nasty or even scary. Children have strong sensitive feelings about certain flavors, textures, colors…

    • 1202 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Bee Eater Thesis

    • 523 Words
    • 3 Pages

    The Bee Eater Thesis Essay The Bee Eater is about the transition of the Paleolithic to Neolithic Era. The story of The Bee Eater follows a man named Ur, who lived during the revolution of the Neolithic Era. Ur is firmly against change, but three members of his family start to change. Each change is one step to the Neolithic Era. In The Bee Eater, these three characters represent a different aspect in the Neolithic Era. In The Bee Eater, Ur’s Wife represents agriculture and the sedements in the…

    • 523 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The Man Eaters

    • 426 Words
    • 2 Pages

    In “Attack of the Man Eaters”, and “Meet the Lion Whisperer”, the writers say that there is a tragedy or sad fate for lions. The fate in the “Attack of the Man Eaters”, is the lions had injuries with its mouth that made it hard to hunt and eat. In “Meet the Lion Whisperer”, the fate is once the lions get to big for petting zoos, some get sedated for easy targets for hunting and medicine. From these examples, you can see the authors have compared the lions tragedies in both stories. In the story…

    • 426 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays