Orwell’s 1984 & Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Essay

Orwell’s 1984 and the comparable Kesey’s One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, are dominated with controlling institutions that hold complete power over their societies. Whether it is a government party called Big Brother that enforces totalitarianism or a psychiatric hospital that places emphasis on destroying the patient’s basic human needs such as laughing. Both of…

Gerald Friesen: Citizens and Nation Essay

In Citizens and Nation, Gerald Friesen, suggests a structure for understanding Canadian history based upon four epochs, each centered upon a principle communication medium. According to Friesen, Canada is a story of communication that changes from the “oral-traditional” world of pre-contact Aboriginal people to the “textual-settler” household of immigrants and finally to the “print-capitalism” of…

The White Squall Essay

The movie “White Squall” takes place in the 1960s upon the schooner “Albatross”. Thirteen boys from across the United States were collectively brought together for an eight month stay upon the boat to be educated and hopefully find direction in their lives. Under the guidance of Christopher “Skipper” Sheldon and his wife Dr. Alice Sheldon,…