• 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 ...
  • The Book 1984 George Orwell
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    1984 and Its Lessons For Us Today 1984 by George Orwell is a classic political novel about a world under the complete dominance of government. In this world, the three main superpowers are in a state of constant war with each other. However, the object is not truly to win. Each government uses the blinding emotions of hate towards the national enemy to keep its citizens pacified and the ruling party in constant and complete control of every aspect of life. In this world, one's thoughts are even ...
  • 1984 Ministry Of Truth
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    Orwell, George. 1984 New York: Signet Classic, 1949. 245 pages." It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen." I cannot emphasize how much I loved that sentence, which happened to be the first sentence of the amazing story, 1984. I like the fact that it takes a while to comprehend, as you think to yourself, "Clocks strike thirteen?" Well, after a moment of thought I realized that the community in which the story takes place tells time in what we call "Military Time,"...
  • 1984 Big Brother
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    Orwell, George. 1984 New York: Signet Classic, 1949. 245 pages." It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen." I cannot emphasize how much I loved that sentence, which happened to be the first sentence of the amazing story, 1984. I like the fact that it takes a while to comprehend, as you think to yourself, "Clocks strike thirteen?" Well, after a moment of thought I realized that the community in which the story takes place tells time in what we call "Military Time,"...
  • Loss Of Humanity In 1984
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    Our humanity is every thing that makes us human; our emotions, dreams, sexuality, opinions and aspirations. If these were to be taken away, we would become adverse mutations of ourselves. That is what happens in George Orwell's 1984... In 1984, Orwell discusses the dilapidation of society under a totalitarian regime. The loss of humanity in this novel has horrendous effects on society. The media used to communicate the adversities are relationships and sexuality and how their distortion affects ...
  • Another 1984 Winston And Bernard
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    From the very beginning Winston and Bernard make them enemies of their society. These characters risk their lives to try and recapture what we take for granted today. Winston and Bernard try to keep their individuality and recapture through their jobs, and the way they live. Both 1984 and Brave new World show us that we must be careful to protect our ideas and way of life. Through the two main characters, Winston and Bernard, the authors show the readers that once tyranny takes hold reality and...
  • George Orwell Winston War Party
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    Many authors relate their writing can be connected to their own life experiences. For instance the author George Orwell has written many essays that are in direct relation to his own life. And one another note his novels such as 1984 are in relation to the time period in which it was written. The environment in which a person lives can have a direct effect on how the outcome of their writing is. George Orwell is in fact the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair. He was born June 25, 1903, in Moti hari,...
  • Big Brother Government Citizens Winston
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    Soon after the conclusion of World War II in 1945, Communism posed a threat in the United States. This threat, also known as the Red Scare, was triggered because of the tension between the Soviet Union and the United States. The tension between the two superpowers led to the beginning of the Cold War in the late 1940 s. Because the Soviets were a communistic country, many Americans feared Communism because of the influence that it had in America. Many intellectuals supported Communism in the U. ...
  • 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 Sexuality And The Search For Truth
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    Sexuality and the Search For Truth in Orwells Nineteen Eighty-Four The question of the existence of human nature has been a popular topic in modern literary works. Authors such as Shelly and Freud seem to agree that there is such a thing, however, they disagree on its attributes. Orwell also believes that human nature does exist but he takes it a step further than simply acknowledging its existence. Rather, in 1984 he uses such themes as truth and sexuality to enhance the attributes of human nat...
  • 1984 Big Brother
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    Have you ever thought about what life would be like if Hitler had won WWII? Just think about not being able to choose the job of your choice or not being able to express your feelings about the government. Those are just two of the many freedoms that would have been lost if the U. S. would have lost the war. The book 1984 gives a view of what life would be like if we lived under a totalitarianism government. The story 1984 is about Winston Smith an average person who lives on airstrip one in Oc...
  • Golden Country Winston Party Julia
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    There is a reoccurring theme in the novel 1984, by George Orwell. The main character, Winston Smith is often fantasizing about his utopia, and dreaming about past events. In a world where everyone is controlled and everything is decided for you, Winston relies on his subconscious mind to maintain his sanity. Winston works rewriting the past in a department for the Party. His memories of the past are usually the opposite of the Party's version of the past. Winston is very confused about whether ...
  • Utopian Societies Alex And Winston
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    1 A Utopian Society is based on the idea that all governmental tactics, laws, and social conditions are ideal to perfection. The relationship between authority and citizen coincide creating endless stability. Any abrupt disagreement regarding a radical idea can shift the equilibrium off balance, causing the population to become a threat to officials that could lead to a revolutionary plan. In the novels A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess and 1984 by George Orwell, both authors discuss the pow...
  • 1984 Analysis Big Brother
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    Introduction 1984 by George Orwell is a novel about a totalitarian government attempting to destroy individuality. This story is Winston Smith's quest to rebel against those that dictate every part of his life. Winston rebels by finding someone that shared his beliefs, Julia, and falling in love with her. His dreams are shattered when they are discovered and are brainwashed into living only to serve the Party. In the end, Winston loved Big Brother. Plot Summary The novel 1984 takes place on Airs...
  • 1984 7 1984 Winston Brien Julia
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    Book 1984 7 1984 Book Overview Winston Smith, who works in the Records Department of the Ministry of Truth, revising the past as it appears in the newspapers, is dissatisfied living under the inflexible, outwardly paternalistic government of Oceania, epitomized in the ever-present picture of Big Brother. His dissatisfaction increased by the austerity characteristic of daily life, at first he rebels in small ways: writing in a diary, an acy viewed with suspicion by the Thought Police; speculating...
  • 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...
  • White Dove Winston Julia Paperweight
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    Ever looked outside the window and seen a dove? A white dove in particular? The white dove in the dictionary is defined as a small wild pelion, however, the symbolic view of a white dove, is the opposite of the dictionary. A white dove symbolizes innocence purity, hope, and peace. Authors use symbolism in books in order to draw the reader deeper in to the meaning. In 1984, George Orwell uses symbols to create a larger more universal experience of life. In the novel, the coral paperweight places ...
  • 1984 Sexuality And The Search For Truth 1984
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    Sexuality and the Search For Truth in Orwell? s Nineteen Eighty-Four The question of the existence of human nature has been a popular topic in modern literary works. Authors such as Shelly and Freud seem to agree that there is such a thing, however, they disagree on its attributes. Orwell also believes that human nature does exist but he takes it a step further than simply acknowledging its existence. Rather, in 1984 he uses such themes as truth and sexuality to enhance the attributes of human n...
  • 1984 8211 Winston And Julia 1984 8211
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    In the book 1984, Winston Smith s life, along with the entire story, was dramatically changed with the introduction of the relationship between Winston and Julia. Winston, a lonely newspaper re-writer, finds out that his thought enemy, Julia, isn t whom he first believes. After their first informal meeting they seem to have fallen for each other. This is what eventually causes joy, anger, frustration and betrayal for both Winston and Julia. Winston Smith is just a lonely worker with too much tim...
  • 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...