Re Rousseau and Marx theorists of democracy or totalitarianism
Highlight main areas of thought e.g. define totalitarianism and democracy. Brief explanation of both theories.
Set out main argumentThat both theorists are theorists of totalitarianism not democracy. Highlight three main points to show this, thus showing how you can argue the essay.
Middle: Argue the case e.g. supporting your thesis, then contradict it with the view that both Marx and Rousseau could possibly be seen as democratic theorists and show evidence how and why using both texts.
Conclusion: Conclude the thesis by saying that both theorists can be more easily attributed to the study of totalitarianism.
Karl MarxCommunist Manifesto
Jean Jaques RousseauThe Social Contract.