The Ipcress File Themes

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One prominent theme in The Ipcress File is class consciousness and class resentment. The protagonist, of working-class origin, resents being regarded as a "outsider" by his colleagues and superiors who are public school-Oxford educated. He believes firmly in meritocracy and resents the privileges granted the aristocracy of birth. However, by virtue of its heterogeneity, any civilized society is divisible into classes according to gender, age, health, education, occupation, ability, criminality, income, wealth, and...

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