‘In all the cases he listens to, Azdak rulings consider the weak in society as opposed to the rich.’ Write an essay to show the truthfulness of this statement. - The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Bretch.
Azdak believed the written law was a tool of the rich to oppress the poor and the working class. He offers social justice that trashes the written law. In The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht judge Azdak is a poor man’s judge as he robs the rich to give to the poor.
Justice is an important institution in any well governed community. Explain the truth of the above assertion with reference to Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle (20mks)
Style in literature can be described as how the author uses literary elements such as words, sentence structure and figurative language to describe events, ideas and objects in their work.
Stylistic devices refer to a variety of techniques used by writers.
A character is a person who takes part in the actions of a work of art.
She is a kitchen maid in the governor’s palace. She is a fiancé to Simon Shashava and a sister to Lavrenti Vashnadze.
She is the heroine in the play. She rescues Michael who is abandoned by her fleeing mother, Natella after the coup. To survive she makes several sacrifices and choices she stays with him for two years. She is described as
CORRUPTION/GREED AND MATERIALISM
Corruption mainly refers to lack of integrity or honesty and is mainly manifested by accepting bribes. Corrupt individuals use their privileged positions they have been entrusted with to make illegitimate gains, thus undermining their moral integrity. They are usually driven by greed. Forms of corruption vary and can include bribery, extortion, nepotism, and general embezzlement of mainly of public funds.
“The judge was always a rascal! Now a rascal is a judge.” Write an essay in support of the statement basing your illustrations on The Caucasian Chalk Circle: By Bertolt Bretch
Change is good and sometimes necessary but there are times when the person who takes over an office may have undesirable qualities just like his predecessor. These are ironies of life. Azalar who is rogue takes over from a judge who was equally a crook as brought out in The Caucasian Chalk Circle, true justice is not served. “Accept any relevant introduction” (2 marks)