The man in the high castle critica

The man in the high castle critica

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This paper analyzes the television series The Man in the Castle, a uchronia inspired by Philip K. Dick’s science fiction novel of the same name, which presents an alternative history in which Germany and Japan have won World War II from the Allies; it allows us to examine how spaces of domination and power are articulated and distinguished in a historical fiction and how a catharsis and a model of interpretation is expressed about actors, events and risks in process in present-day societies, particularly in the United States. To this end, the series alters and inverts the current geography of global power, the identity and culture of groups, hierarchies and social relations, the functioning of cities and technological developments, making The Man in the Castle a political and social positioning on our present from an alternative past.

The author analyzes the television series The Man in the High Castle. A uchronia inspired by the novel of the same name by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick, the series poses an alternate history in which Germany and Japan have vanquished the Allies in World War II. The show allows viewers to examine how spaces of domination and power are linked, how they are different in a historical fiction, and how this makes it possible to express a catharsis and a model of interpretation for actors, events, and ongoing risks in societies of today, particularly in the U.S. To do this, the series alters and inverts the current geography of global power, identity, and the culture of groups, hierarchies, and social relations, the functioning of cities, and technological development. This allows it to take a political and social position about our present from the standpoint of an alternative past.

The man in the high castle

Juliana Crain is a San Francisco woman who becomes involved in the resistance when her half-sister Trudy is killed by the Kenpeitai, just after giving her a roll of film showing an alternate history in which the Allies won the war and the Axis was defeated.

Frank Frink ends up being arrested when the Japanese and Nazis become suspicious of Juliana’s activities, Frank refuses to turn her in, so they kill his sister and two nephews in retaliation, using their Jewish heritage as an excuse for their executions. This leads Frink to plan to assassinate the crown prince of Japan on his visit to the Pacific States, but he eventually decides to abandon his plan.

The second season focuses more on Frank Frink, who renounces his hesitancy and relative pacifism and decides to become a committed member of the resistance against the Japanese Empire within the Pacific States, eventually participating in the terrorist bombing of a government central command building in downtown San Francisco. Several members of the Japanese military and high-ranking leaders are killed in the attack.

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The Man In The High Castle takes place in an alternate version of the United States, one in which World War II was won by the Axis and the country has been divided among its powers. In the first installment, it was revealed that the «man in the castle» had recovered video recordings from alternate universes and had been keeping them secret to prevent them from falling into the hands of Axis forces and bringing great doom to the entire world. In this second season, the character will finally interact with those who know of his existence.

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The television series of The Man in the Castle, a uchronia inspired by Philip K. Dick’s science fiction novel of the same name, where an alternative history in which Germany and Japan have won the Second World War from the Allies, is analyzed; it allows us to examine how spaces of domination and power are articulated and distinguished in a historical fiction and how a catharsis and a model of interpretation about actors, events and risks in process in the societies of the present, particularly the United States, is expressed. To this end, the series alters and inverts the current geography of global power, the identity and culture of groups, hierarchies and social relations, the functioning of cities and technological developments, making The Man in the Castle a political and social positioning on our present from an alternative past.

The author analyzes the television series The Man in the High Castle. A uchronia inspired by the novel of the same name by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick, the series poses an alternate history in which Germany and Japan have vanquished the Allies in World War II. The show allows viewers to examine how spaces of domination and power are linked, how they are different in a historical fiction, and how this makes it possible to express a catharsis and a model of interpretation for actors, events, and ongoing risks in societies of today, particularly in the U.S. To do this, the series alters and inverts the current geography of global power, identity, and the culture of groups, hierarchies, and social relations, the functioning of cities, and technological development. This allows it to take a political and social position about our present from the standpoint of an alternative past.