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    Benjamin Washechek History 102 Professor Rashmi Chilka 3 March 2014 Did the French Revolution Follow its Beginning Principals? The ideals of the French Revolution were liberty, fraternity and equality. These lofty ideals inspired people to cast aside their own personal safety and join in the formation of a wave that would sweep away the established government of France. There were, however great differences between the ideals behind the French Revolution and the results of the Revolution. Looking

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    Revolution, since it wasn't fought on the soil of the ruling English monarchs and didn't rise to the level of brutality that existed in France. The French revolutionaries had to endure the brutality during the Revolution, continue fighting during the Reign of Terror and eventually over-throw the self-appointed Emperor Napoleon. During the ten years of the French Revolution, various factions rose against the ruling monarch. The poor created their uprising over the lack of food and basic life necessities.

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    drama, larger socio-historical trends (from the ‘monstrosity’ of revolutionary terror to the impact of scientific and technological revolutions) are reflected/staged in a distorted manner as Victor Frankenstein’s troubles with his father, fiancé, and monstrous progeny” (74). Moreover, he believes it is easy to show that the true focus of the novel is “the ‘monstrosity’ of the French Revolution, its degeneration into terror and dictatorship” (75). He goes on to point out that Mary set his book in the

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    The Republic Louise Saint-Just once said, “The Republic consists of the extermination of everything that opposes it.” Being the right-hand man of Robespierre, the leader of the Terror, Saint-Just is obviously referring to the First Republic of France from 1792-1795. What he means by this, is that the essence of the sovereignty of the Republic was that it literally wiped out anyone, or anything that had opposing ideas to it

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    Opening The French revolution was one of the most important events in global and French history leading to a new unitary state and republic government that replaced the feudal state and monarchy ruled by the aristocrats. The French revolution also allowed the sudden and climatic rise to one of the world 's most renowned and historic conquers Bonaparte Napoleon. The French revolution The French revolution lasted from 1789 until 1799. The revolution was triggered because of new political ideals primarily

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    Ninety-Three was written by Victor Hugo, and was published in 1875, several years after the upheaval of the Paris Commune. Ninety-Three is set during the Reign of Terror which lasted for just under a year during the French Revolution. Hugo writes about the counter-revolutionary revolts of the French revolution which took place in 1793, 81 years prior to the novel being published. This was an area which Hugo had previously avoided writing about. Particularly, Hugo focuses mainly on the revolts in

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    Revolution and the Industrial Revolution which both happened in the 18th century! The title ‘The Tyger’ is a symbol which was used in 18th century newspapers, similar to Blake’s symbolic description of the French Reign of Terror. The ‘Times’ newspaper talked about the Reign of Terror as a Tyger: “a tiger stalking the streets of Paris”. This ‘Tyger’ was used to symbolize the power, machinery, evil, violence and energy of the revolutions going on at this time. The description ‘Tyger Tyger burning

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    power hungry tyrants because of the events of the Reign of Terror beheadings of the guillotine, the attempt to protect the revolution and the proposal of a “Republic of virtue”. First, the Jacobin leader Robespierre’s tried to protect the revolution but this plan backfired. It backfired because immediately after the publication of this decree, all suspected persons within the territory

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    ‘The 1800 Preface’ to The Lyrical Ballads explains, amongst other things, the circumstances and mutual agreeability that led Wordsworth and Coleridge to co-author a work representative of their ‘joint opinions on Poetry’ (LB 16). Their kinship was founded by a sense of mutual respect for one another’s ability, having admired each other’s poetry for some time before they met in person, and through a shared similar background of being educated at Cambridge and subsequent sympathies for the radical

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    Napoleon Bonaparte did establish a dictatorship within France during his reign as Emperor. He introduced reforms that seemed to contradict the ideals and goals of the Revolution. However, the changes that he did make were usually improvements of those ideals or laws put in place to achieve those ideals through means that appeared anti-revolutionary and they transformed France into a superpower. The French Revolution effectively began on 20 June 1789, when the people of the Third Estate decided that

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