V for Vendetta Themes
Fascism vs. Anarchy
Personal accountability on the individual and on the part of the collective. Freedom is easy when it isn’t challenged and taken for granted. One must fight for their freedom at all costs or abdicate it We must always strive for freedom, even if that freedom is dangerous.
People can use force to take from you almost anything; they can take your possessions, or they can kill you or your loved ones. But the last part of you, your ideals and your values, cannot be taken; only you can give them up in the face of adversity. It is this last inch that matters, it must be fought for no matter the cost, and once given, is gone forever.
the themes were the same or similar in that corrupt governments that stifle the people's thoughts shouldn’t be tolerated
the resistance in 1984 was subtle if it existed at all while the resistance in v for vendetta was violent and actively opposing the government through force.
Although there are massive amount of similarities, there are also differences between those two. The main difference is that V in “V for Vendetta” actually showed himself and gave a speech to the people. The way V act is just like how Chancellor act : control people thoughts. So for me, the way V rebel against government is just his own personal feeling about the injustice.
Firstly, the difference in the way behavior is regulated in the two societies varies greatly. In 1984, the people of Oceania are extremely afraid to do anything that is not routine. Even changing their route to work is cause enough to be arrested for thoughtcrime. While some things were obvious, such as not participating in the Two Minutes Hate, other things were not so clear cut, such as facial expressions. Therefore, the
In comparison, in the film V for Vendetta, the city of London had strict laws which ...
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