Marxism Essay | Marxist Views of Literature

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Marxist Views of Literature

Summary: According to Marxist theory, literature, along with the other conventions and institutions in society, should express and promote the ideology of the government. Literature, then, should be a mirror of the government, promoting its ideology and should not be used to challenge or change the government's social reality.
Msarxism is a revolutionary movement aiming at creating a world of equal social classes, in which the Bourgeoisie and Proletariat are equally sharing the means of production and property. Karl Marx's theory is purely socio-economic, however Marx and his friend Marxism is a revolutionary movement aiming at creating a world of equal social classes, in which the Bourgeoisie and Proletariat are equally sharing the means of production and property. Karl Marx's theory is purely socio-economic, however Marx and his friend Engels wrote some personal observations and comments on contemporary and ancient literature, sporadically through their socio-economic books and articles or their letters.

Literature, in all its forms, to Marx, is part of the superstructure that is formed by the Base. Literature, along with the other conventions and institutions in the Superstructure, express and promote the ideology of the Base. The Ideology preserves and works on maintaining...

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