Picture This Social Concerns

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In Picture This, Heller's cynicism is leveled at a number of political and social issues. These include the failure of democracy to bring "unity, coherence, contentment, good government, intelligence, equality, fairness, honesty, justice, peace, or even political freedom"; the necessity of poverty to support national economic prosperity; the perversion of power by demagogues and military leaders to achieve personal wealth and glory; and the failure of the law to protect the innocent.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Picture This from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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