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One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich Analysis & Quotes - Why everyone should read this short story by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

How can you expect a man who's warm to understand a man who's cold?  This is the key essence of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's book "One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich," and one of the main issues facing our world today. As I write this, we are just days away from a very passionate and utterly ridiculous election in the United States of America. As usual, we have been presented two unacceptable candidates and are forced to "choose" between two crooked and unforgivable creatures. But are we expected too much from our goverment officials? Are they not equivalent to the royalty of old? Kings and queens who gave kingdoms, property, knighthoods, and other positions of power to their offspring and delinquent relatives are no different than the crony system operating today. How can we expect them to understand the plight of the average American when they have never experienced an average life? How can we expect a man who's warm to understand a man who's c