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...on could easily read it on the bus ride to and from work. More importantly the book includes the most examples of socialist realism and ties perfectly into promoting Stalin’s five year plan. Stalin wanted to industrialize the nation faster than what many thought would be possible. This book shows that you can achieve the impossible though hard work and coming together.
To conclude, Socialist realism was the official style of art that was accepted in the Soviet Union under Stalin’s rule. Socialist realism in essence was art for a purpose, and was critical to influencing the masses to buy into Stalin’s ideas. Many of the works of art created during this time were highly censored and meant to be used a propaganda. This censorship and propaganda helped Stalin to create a culture the was unique from the rest of the world as well as still impacting Russia’s culture today.
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