One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich - Analytical Essay
The camp which was the bases of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s novel A Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich was initiated by Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union from 1953 until 1956. Stalin, which means “man of steel”, constructed one of the tightest and toughest …show more content…
Thus also leads into another significant theme, the demolition of human unity, what happened to looking out for each other, well when it cost you time, effort and punishment why should you look out for each other. This was the view of many of the prisoners, and is clearly illustrated when they all yelled abuse at the Moldavian who missed work because he feel asleep, and cost the prisoners more time. However there is evidently also a great sense of team work and unity among many of the prisoners.
There are eighty six thousand and four hundred seconds in a day, five hundred and twenty five thousand and six hundred minutes in a year and three thousand six hundred and fifty three days in a ten year sentence, the three extra days were for leap years. Time is absolutely nothing to us, just a number, to hands on a clock, digits, however it was