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Wednesday, October 27

  1. page Hoederer edited Orlando Gibbs Hoederer - A Character Analysis ... is bourgois), the that they plan to Howeve…
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    is bourgois), thethat they plan to
    However, immediately after Hoederer meets Hugo for the very first time, the audience has a different opinion of him – he is not the evil and malevolent fiend others have described him to be. When Slick and George are attacking Hugo for essentially his bourgeois heritage, saying that ‘On est peut-être du même parti mais on n’y est pas pour les mêmes raisons’, to which Hoederer says ‘On y entre toujours pour la même raison’ and goes on to defend Hugo, saying he has every right to be involved in the Party regardless of his background. This all ties in with the exitentialism personified in Hoederer – who is saying and says later on that the actions of a man define his character, not where he comes from or by whom he was brought up. Hugo has made the choice to join the Party and abandon his past comfortable, upper-middle class surroundings. It is the choice that is important here, according to Hoederer, not the life behind it. Both of them believe that everyone should have the right to do whatever they so desire. As ‘un intellectuel’, Hugo and Hoederer know that Hugo would not be a desperately good assassin, but that does not mean he does not have the right to. Thus both of them are symbolic of existentialism in some respects.
    Hoederer does not appear to be like the stereotypical Communist leader that we have seen in the history of Commumnism; he is not cold, heartless and without any compassion, he has a sense of forgiving and understanding about him, and as we see later on in the play, a genuine wanting to help Hugo get through these tough times. Later on in the play, in the fourth tableau, Hoederer begins the negotiations with Karsky and the Prince. His diplomatic and somewhat pragmatic side shine through in this section, his hunger for this alliance evident. The fact that even though Hoederer knows that he will be opposed and hated by undertaking this, he does not stop to reconsider for one minute. This shows his determination and discipline to "keep going". When Hoederer eventually finds out that Hugo has been sent to kill him on Louis' orders, he does not panic nor react violently, he calmly offers the opportunity to Hugo for Hoederer to help him sort out his emotions and help him on the cross between "boyhood to manhood", as Hugo hasn't quite made this transition just yet. This again outline how kind and compassionate Hoederer has turned out to be, ironically completely unlike the other people in the hierarchy of the party who have made Hoederer out to be what they despise but interestingly what they are really like. Throughout Tableau V, Hugo and Hoederer have conversations primarily centered around politics and the Party, and why Hoederer is trying to make these negotiations with the Prince and Karsky. Also, towards the end of this tableau, Hoederer's stress regarding the burden he has to bear starts to become clear, saying that, 'On ne peut pas travailler tout le temps' ('One cannot work all the time'), and 'Je n'avais pas sommeil' ( 'I have not been having sleep'). This not only gives him a sense of humanity but also encourages the audience to feel slightly more sympathetic towards him; he is not the beastly character described at the beginning of the play. However, his irritable side starts to shine through also in the fifth tableau, 'Chut. Demain! Demains' ('Hush. Tomorrow! Tomorrow!'). Not only the word 'Chut' but also the exclamation after each 'Demain' signifies that Hoederer is under pressure of some sort and is obviously tetchy and irritable.
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  2. msg Jessica message posted Jessica Lol Axel BANG I actually agree with you on the whole Jessica did more than Olga thing, BUT to me …
    Jessica
    Lol Axel BANG
    I actually agree with you on the whole Jessica did more than Olga thing,
    BUT to me the fact that the party made Hugo commit such a terrible crime, only to render it meaningless and redundant, fills me with anger at the party. It seems as though the Party are a two-faced organisation, with no REAL ideals at all, although they claim to have them.
    RARARAR
    Who knowsswonk ohW
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  3. msg Jessica message posted Jessica sometimes i am just such a genius :P :O
    Jessica
    sometimes i am just such a genius :P :O
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  4. msg Jessica message posted Jessica okay prep is sorted. But more on elis point: I think that though Jessica did not really care abou…
    Jessica
    okay prep is sorted. But more on elis point:
    I think that though Jessica did not really care about the party (and olgo did), she (jessica) had a much larger effect on events concerning the party in this play. And Eli I dont think it was pointless seeing as Hoederers ideals did not come into use properly and communists did not move into power through a coalition government like Hoederer had wanted. But you are correct that others saw Hoederers ideals after he died. He effectively died for them and this highlighted the ideals importance to him so people had to start looking into it and many would have got interested in them., So the death if it did not serve any other purpose got more people to like hoederers ideals as the death highlighted them. :)
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  5. msg Jessica message posted Jessica agreed on that she doesnt help the party but the main question is i missed the lesson and dont know…
    Jessica
    agreed on that she doesnt help the party but the main question is i missed the lesson and dont know wat the prep is so can u fill me in on that too thnx :) .
    3:49 am

Thursday, October 14

  1. msg Existentialism message posted Existentialism I think we must also bring into the definition the aspects of other people's decisions that effect …
    Existentialism
    I think we must also bring into the definition the aspects of other people's decisions that effect our own; this links with an idea of circumstance.
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  2. page Essay titles edited ... 2. Why does Hugo do what he does? MAIN MOTIVATIONS: Hugo INTRO - Hugo first of ... and H…
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    2. Why does Hugo do what he does?
    MAIN MOTIVATIONS:
    HugoINTRO - Hugo first of
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    and Hutch. Hugo’s party does not want to be associated with the pentagon and the regent as they do not want to compromise their policies.
    As Hugo comes from a wealthy background, people of the party don’t think of him as strong, however Hugo wants to prove to people like Olga and Jessica that he is strong by killing Hoederer.
    vous me prenez pour un lach p. 220 - you take me for a coward
    He wants to gain power and respect, so he can ascend higher into politics.
    He wants something different than his previous life typing for a job.
    ...
    He wastes time and puts off killing Hoederer.
    Hugo can’t decide whether Louis or Hoederer should die, and doesn’t see why Hoederer should be the one to die for the party.
    HeThe party changes their views on Hoederer’s opinions, which makes Hugo more fustrated.
    He
    has little
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    experience in killing.killing and is insecure
    J'en suis a me demander si je l'ai tue pour de vrai p.235 – I am beginning to wonder if I can kill for real.
    personne ne me fait confiance p. 219 - nobody trusts me

    Hoederer is an imposing but respected figure to Hugo.
    Because of these reasons that put Hugo off killing Hoederer, he only kills Hoederer because of blind rage, which is caused by:
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  3. page Essay titles edited ... Alcohol, Hugo is not very resistant to the effects of alcohol and kills Hoederer when he is no…
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    Alcohol, Hugo is not very resistant to the effects of alcohol and kills Hoederer when he is not in his normal state of mind.
    He sees Hoederer and Jessica kissing, which is the main reason that drives Hugo into a rage and kills Hoederer.
    Intro:
    Hugo wanted a mission and was sent by the Party to kill Hoederer because the party didn't like what he was trying to do to the party and didn't like the way Hoederer was planning to take power.
    Throughout the play we know that Hugo has killed Hoederer from the first Tableau.
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    Hugo’s character - never really took the task of killing Hoederer seriously from the beginning. 'Raskolnikov' a fiction name for himself
    Hugo also seems to admire Hoederer too much. This is shown by his reaction to Hoerderer when they first meet. He says to Jessica, ‘je sens que le vrai gout du cafe est dans sa bouche a lui.’
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    Why did he kill Hoederer?
    So Jessica would respect him and treat him more like a man. 'me prenne au serieux'
    Because he caught Jessica hugging Hoederer and was jealous of him taking his wife.
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    Got to be the personal side of things because even with alcohol he was unable to bring himself to kill Hoederer.
    he never actually believed in the political reasons for killing Hoederer although he says that Hoederer is ‘un social-traitre’ and that he thinks ‘la guerre a l’U.R.S.S. [is] le moyan le plus efficace de sauvagarder l’independance nationale.’ We can see that this is false however because he speaks to Olga at the end of the play and reveals that he ‘tue parce que j’avais ouvert la porte... mais pas de Jessica’ this proves that it was not the political reasons that he killed Hoederer but his personal reasons.
    Conclusion:
    It is clear that the reason for Hugo killing Hoederer was completely because of his personal life and struggles with Jessica.
    Although his reaction to the news when he saw them together may have been fuelled by the alcohol he had drunken earlier.

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