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    Perception Of The Bourgeoisie in Steppenwolf

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    Perception Of The Bourgeoisie in Steppenwolf Hermann Hesse's Steppenwolf presents a paradoxical picture of the bourgeoisie. The main character, Harry Haller, acknowledges his bourgeois upbringing and frequently has a bourgeois view about various aspects of society; however, at the same time, he condemns the bourgeois lifestyle and all that it represents because of his perceived alienation from it. The bourgeoisie itself is represented in many different lights in Steppenwolf. The first

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    Impact of the Bourgeoisie on Exploration During the Age of Discovery Thesis: Most people believe that The Age of Discovery was the product of a handful of adventurous explorers. They were an important part of this Age, but theirs was not the main motivation. I believe however, that the Bourgeoisie provided the impetus of this Age. The Bourgeoisie, a social class most distinct from the rest, remains one of the most influential economic leaders throughout Europe during the Age of Discovery

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    Karl Marx - The Victory of the Proletariat and the Fall of the Bourgeoisie In the Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx writes of the proletariat working class on the verge of revolution due to the overwhelming oppression perpetrated by the bourgeoisie. Marx lays out a sequence of steps, which demonstrate the coming of the revolution, a revolution caused consequentially by the actions of the bourgeoisie. As the bourgeoisie constantly form new ways to revolutionize production, they invariably move toward

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    Proletariat vs. Bourgeoisie in Karl Marx's The Communist Manifesto In The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels attempt to explain the reasons for why there is class struggle and suggest how to prevent class separation. According to Marx there are two different types of social classes: the bourgeoisies and the proletarians. The bourgeoisie are capitalists who own the means of production and the proletarians are the working classes who are employed by the bourgeoisies. Due to their

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    The Role of Autonomy and Responsibility Held by the Bourgeoisie during the Industrial Revolution During the Industrial Revolution the population was broken up into two classes; the minority was the rich, industrial middle class, the bourgeoisie, and the majority was the poor working class, the proletariat. The bourgeoisie believed in their rights to gain wealth and preserve individuality and in their duty to maintain these rights, which in turn determined the harsh laboring and living conditions

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    The Bourgeoisie

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    and more [split] up into two great hostile camps, into two great classes directly facing each other-bourgeoisie and proletariat” (Marx 124).  As Marx made his distinction between upper class, bourgeoisie, and lower class, proletariats, it is important to keep in mind the societal structure at the time.  To understand how classes were created and the disparity between the rich and poor, or, bourgeoisie and proletariat, it is necessary to examine how people came to be rich and poor.  Exploring a time

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    Bourgeoisie Problem

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    interest would go to zero and the bourgeois reliant on those means would disappear and industry and trade would acquire the characteristics of a bureaucracy. Eventually the Bureaucracy will expropriate its owners, the entrepreneurs, as well as the bourgeoisie. Effectively destroying the bourgeois income and function. (Heilbroner 1997; 318) Whilst Schumpeter views state intervention as an eventual outcome, Polanyi views it as an ongoing process that requires the integration of the morals of society at

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    Based on Olson’s book, Marx gave the opinion that as the administrator the state became second position in a country, because the state was the “executive committee of the bourgeoisie”, and it protected the property of the capitalist classes and adopts whatever policies were in the interest of the bourgeoisie. Classes were “organized human interest groups.” Social classes became uniformly selfish where they put the class interest above the national interest and had no concern whatever for the interests

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    These women were nowhere near high status of the individuals owning class and inhabit the shady parts of town that the wider population turns a blind eye to. Following the Marxist point of view, the Bourgeoisie actively keep their own self interests at heart with little regard to those under them. These groups of people possess the power to control with little resistance from the other classes in society. The mainstream media focuses on the issues concerning

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    Social Order

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    controlled by the mass; however, the state is actually controlled by a wealthy upper class. This idea of a wealthy upper class controlling the state is supported by Marx’s social theory that “the bourgeoisie has at last conquered for itself, the modern representation of the state” (Marx 364). The bourgeoisie has complete control of the nation, the mass, and the state. The state is no longer an idea that is held together by the people of the nation, but it is the force of a wealthy few developing laws

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