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Baseerat Mushtaq

She is an enthusiastic graduate with a Bachelor's in English Language and Literature. She enjoys adding fresh perspectives to global happenings, intertwining them with the realms of literature.

Marxist Analysis of The Hunger Games

Written by Baseerat Mushtaq 9:00 pm

The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins proves to be an excellent case study for a Marxist analysis. Baseerat Mushtaq applies the theory of interpellation, put forth by Louis Althusser in the 1970s, to the film adaptation of the first book. She explains the formation of ideologies through ISA (ideological state apparatuses) and RSA (repressive state apparatuses). The former directly forms the ideology while the latter indirectly reinforces it.
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