The vice that involves the silencing of the weak by those in power, has been present since medieval days and it has been a serious social plague. Since the days when the film was made and the time in life, which it represents, there have been social divisions and imbalances and prejudicial acts that have been committed especially by those in power. The vice has had various detrimental effects on the society since time immemorial. It has put divisions in the societies, destroyed others and limited social growth in some races and other societies, just but to name a few of its effects. The root cause of the vice stems from the simplest of relationships, those of the husbands and the wives in their homes then they branch out to the workplace where there exists the relationship between the employer-employee.
The relationships that could be affected by oppression were the ones that have one party more powerful or with...
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...hese qualities of the individuals in the society do not make up a positive mixture, then the society is doomed to oppress each other in all ways. Anyone can be oppresses since the divisions of the society are vast and one could fit in any of the two sides of each division. Therefore, the aspect of time does not affect the oppressive nature of the people. Abletism, sexism, classism and many more other forms of oppression were there in medieval days and are still there up to today. They just do not die but change in intensity and form. It would be correct to state that oppression shall never end since the society and its divisions shall forever exist. It is the hardest form of vice to deal with.
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame. Dir. William Dieterle. Perf. Charles Laughton, Maureen O’Hara, and Sir Cedric Hardwicke. RKO Radio Pictures, 1939. Film.
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