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The Stalinist Terror and "Sofia Petrovna"

Summary: In "Sofia Petrovna," Lydia Chukovskaya's title character is a windowed mother during Joseph Stalin's reign of terror in the 1930s. Stalin used his reign to solify his power as dictator, to keep the citizenry in order, and to increase the nation's output of goods.
In the book Sofia Petrovna, the author Lydia Chukovskaya writes about Sofia Petrovna and her dreadful experiences as a widowed mother during the Russian Stalinist Terror of the 1930s. There were four basic results of the Russian Stalinist Terror: first, it was a way of keeping people in order; second, it kept Stalin in power and stopped revolutions from forming, made people work harder to increase the output of the economy, and separated families as well as caused deaths of many innocent people due to false charges.

Stalin used the media in order to convince the Russian citizens that there were saboteurs and spies within Russian population. Stalin used the secret police and military forces to carry out the arrests of so called saboteurs and spies that were plotting against the motherland of Russia. There were many innocent people put into work camps and jails because they stood...

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