Breaking Stalin's Nose - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Eugene Velchin
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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

In Chapter 1, Sasha wants to be like his father who is a hero and a Communist. He admires Comrade Stalin but could never aspire to be like him - he's the Leader and Teacher. He writes a letter to Comrade Stalin thanking him for a happy childhood and bright future. He pities children in capitalist societies who will never live to see their dreams come true. Sasha plans to join the Soviet youth group known as the Young Soviet Pioneers the very next day at school. He swears in his letter to be ever vigilant and strong for the Communist cause.

In Chapter 2, Sasha and his father live in a commune with forty other Russian citizens. They all know each others habits and there are no secrets. Stalin has taught the people that living together stresses the "We" in Communism instead...

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