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Ideology of Communism in Darkness at Noon

Summary: Explores the Ideology of Communism in Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon. Describes how Koestler's novel depicts the Communist Revolution and the changes that took place after Stalin and the "new" generation came into power by overthrowing the Fathers of the Revolution, those who belonged to the "old" generation.
Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon is one of the twentieth century's most famous fictional accounts of a historical reality. Koestler's novel depicts the Communist Revolution and the changes that took place after Stalin and the "new" generation came into power by overthrowing the Fathers of the Revolution, those who belonged to the "old" generation. The novel's main character N.S. Rubashov was a loyal party member and one of the Fathers of the Revolution; however, after the new generation came into power, he was charged of being disloyal to the party and jailed for "oppositional thinking." He went through a series of psychological tortures that eventually led him to believe that he was actually disloyal and later led to his confession. Ruboshov combines the characteristics and personalities of key Soviet politicians and intellectual leaders from the Bolshevik Revolution, and the story of his imprisonment and confession explains and...

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