• 1984 Big Brother
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    1984 Essay The individual is doomed to a desire for power, in a world where power is unattainable. In 1949 Eric Arthur Blair published a novel called 1984, under his pseudonym George Orwell. This is a book that has many underlying themes to it, and among the themes is the power struggle that exists between the characters and the government. Orwell reiterates the notion about a power struggle in the plot, the settings, and the characters. Absolute power corrupts absolutely; this is the unfailing ...
  • 1984 Big Brother
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    1984 The title of the book is 1984 by George Orwell. George Orwell is a pen name for Eric Blair, his real name. The classification of this book is a combination between a historical fiction and a science fiction book. The author s purpose in writing this book was to sort of predict the future or what will happen in the upcoming years. The copyright date of the book was 1949. Harcourt Brace Jovanovic h Inc. of New York published the book. The overall purpose of this paper is to write a critical ...
  • 1984 George Orwell Big Brother
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    1984, George Orwell Winston is the unfortunate victim of a totalitarian society gone haywire. In Oceania 1984, the Party has complete control over every aspect of its citizens' lives. Tele screens that monitor their movements are found in every house and apartment. If a member of the Thought Police catches you so much as gritting your teeth during one of Big Brother's speeches, it's off to the Missionary of Love to be interrogated about your partaking in a conspiracy against the Party. It's a ti...
  • Big Brother Winston Called Ministry
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    George Orwell's 1984 Introduction - This story takes place in a state called Oceania. The main characters introduced are Winston Smith who is a worker on one of the four branches of government on Oceania. This four branches are "The Ministry of Truth " where they or remove all past documents such as books, newspapers, magazines, records, tapes and anything containing information about the past and are rewritten with the "accurate" meaning of whatever the Government (known as "Big Brother") wants...
  • Thought Police Party People Brother
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    1984 was written by George Orwell about a grim future in which people are controlled by a party known as the brotherhood which is led by Big Brother. The background of the story is that nuclear war has ravaged the earth and three superpowers have arisen out of the rubble, Oceania, Eurasia, and East asia, all of which are at war with each other. The leading party in Oceania, where the story take place, exerts and maintains its power through such techniques as the Spies, a youth group that encoura...
  • Big Brother Winston Thought Book
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    "War is peace; Freedom is slavery; Ignorance is strength" (7). This is the world of Winston Smith. These are the slogans of the Party. The Party is a totalitarian political group, which has control of Airstrip One, formerly England. In George Orwell's book, 1984, the atmosphere created in the book is that of total control by one man- Big Brother. Big Brother is the leader of the Party and can make people think whatever he wants them to think (32). A large part of the atmosphere is represented b...
  • 1984 9 Big Brother
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    AN ANALYTIC ESSAY ON 1984 Who is watching us? Who judges us? And most importantly who controls us? In George Orwell's novel 1984, Big Brother was in charge of all these crucial aspects of everyone's lives. This book which was written long before 1984 can really take place at anytime and anywhere. The concepts and themes of this book are very real and very frightening. May be telescreens do not exist but V-chips and Pentium III computers are very much alive. Even though we live in modern times ho...
  • Winston Smith Party Thought Love
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    Winston Smith's Downfall In the repressive society of Oceania in 1984, Winston Smith lived a restricted life in which all activities were aimed towards the good of the Party. Political and intellectual freedom were completely non-existent. With no laws separating right from wrong, the whole population lived in fear, which resulted in easy control by the government. People who broke the law by committing 'thought crime' were dealt with by the Thought Police and were either 'vaporized' or sent for...
  • 1984 Winston Party Thought
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    The novel 1984 by George Orwell is a fictional future where The Party controls everything. The Party is lead by a larger than life figurehead named Big Brother. The main character is Winston Smith. The story is divided into 3 parts and chronicles Winston's rebellion against and then re-entering of The Party. Winston works for 1 of the 4 government agency's, The Ministry of Truth. In his job he re-writes old news articles so they show that The Party has always been and will be in control. By re-...
  • A Book Review Of George Orwell's 1984
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    Living in a society with limited freedom of expression is not, in any case, enjoyable. A Totalitarian society is a good example of such a society, because although it provides control for the people, it can deny them a great deal of freedom to express themselves. The fictional society in George Orwell's 1984 also stands as a metaphor fora Totalitarian society. Communication, personal beliefs, and individual loyalty to the government are all controlled by the inner party which governs the people ...
  • Thought Police Winston Party People
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    The book starts off with an interesting first sentence 'the clocks were striking 13.' ; To me this was unusual because there is no 13 on a clock and it is usually considered an unlucky number. I thought it was kind of weird and different compared to what kind of world we are living in today. This is because in London the province of Oceania is where our first and main character Winston Smith lives. There are signs reminding citizens that Big Brother is always watching. Big Brother is the leader ...
  • 1984 Some Prophecies Have Come True
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    1984: Some Prophecies Have Come True In many ways 1984 by George Orwell, was ahead of its time -- - ironically, it parallels present day society in the U. S. in many ways. Yet at the same time, the novel falls short -- -certain prophecies have yet to come true. The story 1984 predicted many truths about present day society, truths such as illegal prostitution, brainwashing, and personal identification were predictions expressed in the book that have come true today. In the story, prostitution w...
  • Political Statements Party Winston People
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    The Party obliterated consciousness by providing humans with an imposed reality. Slogans that plastered the walls such as, War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery and Ignorance is Strength, brainwashed society. The Party used its robots to ratify all past documents so they were always coherent with what the Party said to be true. In this way, humans were made to be robots because the Party could program truth and reality into humans minds and make them believe whatever they wanted them to, which caused...
  • Big Brother Party People Winston
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    The quote "I know how but I don't know why" reflects George Orwell's motive for writing 1984, which is to show a society that is ruled by rigid totalitarianism and to present the objectives behind the governments originator and rulers. Throughout the book Orwell shows how the lives of the Outer Party and Proles are controlled from life till death. The main character Winston Smith is a member of the Outer Party which purpose in life is to work for Big Brother. Big Brother is divided into 4 divisi...
  • 1984 Big Brother
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    In 1984 George Orwell suggests that the repression of family bonds, human individuality, and artistic expression in order to attain a stable environment makes the achievement of a perfect state unrealistic. A perfect state in this situation refers to epitomized, idealistic, utopian society. This is a place where not only does the community run smoothly, but each member of the society is content and well. It is shown that the society examined, Oceania, does not possess family values nor attempts ...
  • Thought Police Winston Party Julia
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    1984 by George Orwell Winston Smith works in London at the Ministry of Truth. London is a city in Airstrip One, a Province of Oceania. The Party with Big Brother as its leader rules Oceania, a totalitarian state and one of the great powers of the world. Winston is secretly dissatisfied with his life under the inflexible and paternalistic government and decides to keep a diary of his thoughts. This is considered a crime in Oceania and Winston knows that he will be eventually discovered by the Tho...
  • 1984 1984 Essay Big Brother
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    The individual 1984 1984 Essay The individual is doomed to a desire for power, in a world where power is unattainable. In 1949 Eric Arthur Blair published a novel called 1984, under his pseudonym George Orwell. This is a book that has many underlying themes to it, and among the themes is the power struggle that exists between the characters and the government. Orwell reiterates the notion about a power struggle in the plot, the settings, and the characters. Absolute power corrupts absolutely; th...
  • 1984 Government And Power
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    Shortly 1984 Government and Power Shortly before the birth of Christ, a group of people emerged to form a power that would be the authority of their empire. These people were the Romans. The Romans were probably the first group of people who had an organized government. Nearly two thousand years later every country in this world has some form of modern government. Some forms of government today are the American Democracy, the Monarchy of England and Communism of Cuba. In the novel 1984 there is ...
  • Big Brother Winston Party Julia
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    Winston Smith, the main character, works in London, at the Ministry of Truth. London is a city in Airstrip One, a Province of Oceania. A government that goes by the name? Big Brother? has taken over the world. The Party with Big Brother as its leader rules Oceania, a state and one of the great powers of the world. Winston hates the life he lives under the inflexible government and decides to write down his thoughts in a diary. This is considered a crime in Oceania and Winston knows that. And he...
  • Thought Police Winston Julia Party
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    Most people don't question the authority that their own government has, but should they? This is the question that George Orwell asks his readers in his Novel 1984. In this novel Orwell describes a totalitarian government with explicit detail, ever revealing its true evil. This novel makes the reader see that our society is not far from the world of Oceania. The novel begins with a brief description of Oceania and its government system. Here people have become nothing but stoic workers, supporti...