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Individual and Authority
Analysis of the relationship between an indiviual and their authority. Texts include:
Catch 22 -Joseph Heller
Thank you for Smoking
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest - Kesey
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“Throughout your study of individual and Authority, how has your knowledge of this relationship been enhanced?” The relationship between an Individual and its Authority can be determines by examining which party is in the wrong, oppressed or denounced. Ken Kesey’s ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ depicts the oppression of patients at a mental asylum through the corruption of the notion of therapeutic community. ...
... evident. This is emphasised through satire in Heller’s ‘Catch 22’ and contrasted in Lee’s ‘Inside Man’ where the presence of both personal and social morals provide a result for both the individual and authority. The complexity of this relationship lies in the inability for the individual and it’s authority to relate to one another. The difficulty in that action lies with unjustified rebellion from the individual of groundless suppression from an Authority.
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