The ideological battle throughout the novel is Fascism vs.. Anarchy, but the true struggle lies much deeper. Personal accountability, happiness, and freedom are all at risk when the people of England become oppressed and deprived of their rights after the resettlement camps. In the graphic novel, V for Vendetta, Alan Moore illustrates a pot entail dyspepsia future in which civilians are oppressed and the guileful government is con ceiling all true horrors through the so called “voice of fate. Moor’s message in the book see s to advocate the power of the people, as well as the power of one person and other peep faith. “l shall die here. Every last inch of me shall perish. Except one. An inch. It’s Sam II and it’s fragile and it’s the only thing in the world worth having. We must never lose it, or sell it, or give it away. We must never let them take it from us. ” (160) While Eve, the protagonist tin the novel, was locked in a cell after being kidnapped, she found a note in a small Cree written by a woman named Valerie who had also been captured and put in a cell.
That t note as the same note that encouraged V, who symbolizes both freedom and rebellion, to stay strong and hopeful during his days at the resettlement camp . The note told Eve to n forget who she was and to never allow anyone to take her freedom or dignity away. Everyone deserves to have it and we must never let it go. V was searching for freedom m in this dyspepsia novel, and he ultimately accomplished it, one way or another. Moore proved that it only takes one person to stand up for their beliefs, in order to create change.
V was unsatisfied with the way the government controlled society so h ceded to rebel against them. Not only for revenge, but also to help the people of Lo Indo. “Behind this mask there is more than Just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea… By kleptomania ideas are bulletproof. ” This symbolically represents how powerful one person’s pass neonate and willful ideas are. V stayed true to his plans and made a big impact on London. He perished fulfilled with the knowledge that he left his mark on society. Fortunately for him, he had his prodigy, Eve, to continue his legacy.
V never allowed the government to take away is right to freedom, and he wanted to share that with the rest of the people in London In addition, Moore strengthened his message about freedom when V set his partner in crime, Eve, “free. ” Initially, V kidnaps Eve and puts her in a cell. She is tortured an d left hopeless. Meanwhile, it was V who had staged an imitation Jail house, as part of his p Ian to rebirth freedom into Eve. Eve was not released until V felt that she had lost all Apollo acetic character; he wanted her to be vacant of feelings because he believed that was the o way to truly be free.
To feel little remorse and emotion was to be “free. ” muff were in a cell, Eve. They offered you a choice between the death of your principles and the death o f your body. You said you’d rather die. ” (171) V told Eve this after he had released Eve fro m her cell. He wanted to open her eyes to the harsh realities taking place in her life. Something she wouldn’t be able to see if she continued being blinded by her so called d happiness. In those moments, Eve was transformed into a person with freedom and an understanding of her principles. Mimi were born in a prison.
You’ve been in a prison so long, you no longer believe there’s a world outside. That’s because you’re afraid, Eve. You’re afraid because you can feel freedom closing in upon you. ” (170) V explains to Eve about the illusion of happy news. He claims that happiness is a prison and suggests that there isn’t happiness in freed mom or truth. Moore conducts a strong message about freedom throughout the book by com paring a character who is already strong and free, to a character who starts off weak but evolve into someone who is Just as strong as her preceptor. The book gives Off rather engage