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Balance of Power: Oppression Versus Dominance

Summary: Provides a comparison between the Shakespeare play The Tempest and the Disney movie "Pocahontas." Explores how both works of literature incorporate a recurring theme of oppression and dominance.
Within a society, an imbalance of power tends to exist that results in a division of the population into two separate masses: One group becomes known as the oppressor, while the other is thought of as the oppressed. The renowned Shakespearean play, The Tempest, and the film Disney's "Pocahontas", incorporates a recurring theme of oppression and dominance. The term "oppression" can be described as a partial or extreme exercise of power. This word can also be defined as an act or series of acts that prevent(s) one from growing or achieving his or her ambitions. Throughout the two literary works, several of the characters undergo various ranges of vulnerability. However, even at their state of suppression, they display supremacy towards those who are in an even weaker position than them. They experience a sense of inner satisfaction and fulfillment when they feel the...

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