Anna Funder Essays
History and personal experience in Stasiland and Never Let Me Go 12th Grade
The willingness of the characters of both texts to face truth and totalitarianism affects their ability to recall experience accurately. Both texts show that the subjectivity of personal experiences taints their historicity. Whilst Ishiguro frames...
Damage at the Hands of the State: Comparative Analysis of 1984 and Stasiland 12th Grade
While some of the damage suffered by totalitarian governments appears to be only temporary, most forms of harm are shown to be more permanent and long-lasting. As explored in the figures of both Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984 and Funder’s...