TOPIC: Political philosophies like communism, Capitalism, socialism etc, their forms and
effect on the society.
1) In Russia, Lenin was the father of socialism, organiser of the revolution and the founder of the new Russian society. Examine.(250 words)
Key demand of the question
The question basically asks us to examine the role played by Lenin during the course of the Russian revolution, post the Russian revolution in laying down the foundation of Russia society and polity. in terms of his political philosophy, how he turned implemented his interpretation of Marxism in his country and what it entailed.
Examine – When you are asked to examine, you have to probe deeper into the topic, get into details, and find out the causes or implications if any .
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Mention the situation in Russia prior to revolution and that Lenin channeled the anger prevailing amongst the people of USSR.
- Highlight how Lenin organised the Bolshevik Party and played a key role in Russian revolution
- Thereafter focus on his political philosophy. Highlight that like Marx he denigrated private property and took steps to abolish it, believed that state should be at the forefront of economic activity and ensure equality of outcomes – highlight how.
- Post analyzing, Lenin’s version of socialism, highlight the changes he brought in Russian society. Here your points should encompass all dimensions like changes brought in economy, society, education, award of Mother Heroine which reflected his view on women etc
Conclusion – Discuss the overall impact Lenin had on Russian history.