Power and Corruption: A Comparison of Animal Farm and Divergent

“All power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” is echoed throughout the texts ‘Animal Farm’ (George Orwell, 1945) and Divergent (Neil Burger, 2014). Both texts demonstrate that the struggle for power is deep rooted in corruption and prove this by portraying that power cannot be attained without it. Furthermore, once a taste of … Read morePower and Corruption: A Comparison of Animal Farm and Divergent

Tris from ‘Divergent’ as an Archetypal Hero

In the novel “Divergent” by Veronica Roth, the protagonist, Tris, learns that she must change the way the world works. In the world of Divergent people are separated into 4 different factions, and these factions are more important then their own family. Tris herself decided to leave behind her family in order to choose a … Read moreTris from ‘Divergent’ as an Archetypal Hero