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  • Outer Party Members In 1984
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    Comparison of 1984 and Animal Farm In George Orwell's 1984 and Animal Farm, reality is defined by what the leaders tell the commoners it is, and the idea of individuality and free thought are abolished in order to preserve that reality. 1984 demonstrated the concept of a perceived reality versus a true reality, and Animal Farm revealed that reality is in the beholder. The Outer Party members in 1984 were oblivious to the true reality of their lives and blindly accepted whatever was told to them....
  • 1984 And Harrison Bergeron
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    Harrison Bergeron vs. 1984 Harrison Bergeron and 1984 were both based on a similar concept. This concept is creating peace by limiting and controlling the population. In George Orwell's '1984'; , it was done through brainwashing and doublethink. In Kurt Vonnegut's 'Harrison Bergeron'; , it was done by limiting everyone's abilities until everyone is equal in all ways. Each author used class systems, nature, and society to portray their negative utopia. Class systems played a more important role i...
  • Orwell's Use Of History
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    Upon my reading of the novel 1984, I was fascinated by George Orwell's vision of the future. Orwell describes a world so extreme that a question comes to mind, asking what would encourage him to write such a novel. 1984 took place in the future, but it seemed like it was happening in the past. George Orwell was born in 1903 and died in 1950; he has seen the horrific tides of World War ^2 and "I. As I got deeper into this novel I began to see similar events of world history built into 1984. The m...
  • Societies Of 1984 And Brave New World
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    Submission of Societies Nicole Sites - English 11'Oppression that cannot be overcome does not give rise to revolt but to submission. ' This concept can be clearly seen in both Brave New World and 1984, even though the structure of their societies are different. The goal of their respective governments is the same, total control of society. The governments use similar tactics of manipulation, with the purpose of keeping the majority in ignorance and submission. The governments in 1984 and Brave N...
  • Waknuk And 1984 An Ideal
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    A comparison of life in London, Air Strip One (or Great Britain) in the George Orwell novel '1984' and Waknuk, Canada in the John Wyndham novel 'The Crysalids. ' Waknuk is a society living after a nuclear attack. The people of Air Strip One (or Britain) in 1984 live in a dictatorship controlled by The Party. Waknuck is an enclosed society similar to Victorian Britain. As people spend all their lives in the town or city they are born they can't experience different cultures and therefore have a l...
  • Enemies Of The Party Their Lives
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    The novel 1984 touches on many disturbing aspects about the denial of a person's natural rights. In today's society people are granted certain rights which the government or anyone else can not take away. These rights are the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In the novel 1984 the government which the people of Oceania live under has taken away all of the rights of people, including natural rights. The right to life has been taken away in the sense that a persons life is the ...
  • Proles From The Party Members In 1984
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    1984: Ignorance is Strength The novel 1984 reveals a society comparable to that of the year 1984. This society has progressed, and continues to progress in the direction pointed out by George Orwell. 'Impossible!' ; , everyone says. 'We would never allow ourselves to be controlled that way!' ; These same people go home and turn on their televisions in order to soak up some more 'truths'; presented by their 'honorable'; leaders. These are today's proles. Hitler and Stalin burned libraries. Mas Ts...
  • Orwell's Nineteen Eighty Four
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    George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is the ultimate negative utopia. Written in 1949 as an apocalyptic vision of the future, it shows the cruelty and pure horror of living in an utterly totalitarian world where all traces of individualism are being abolished. This novel was composed to denounce Hitlers Germany and Stains Russia and to create a warning to the rest of the world. It takes the reader through a year in the life of Winston Smith as he transforms from a rebel to a fanatic of totalitar...
  • Lack Of Familial Bonds
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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 ...
  • Party Of The Totalitarian State Oceania
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    A totalitarian government is a "modern autocratic government in which the state involves itself in all facets of society, including the daily life of its citizens" (Bartleby). One person or an elite few who share similar views are usually in charge of the state and impose their totalitarian views upon the citizens. Throughout history, we have been aware of the presence of totalitarian states such as: Nazi Germany under Hitler, the Soviet Union under Stalin, Fascist Italy under Mussolini, and the...
  • Similarities Between 1984 And 2000
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    The vision of the future that Orwell presents in 1984 has not become antiquated and invalid in the real world of 2000. In fact, the society of Oceania has the possibility of existing in today's world. There are many parallel similarities between the community described in 1984 and the community of 2000. These parallels prove the likelihood of an Oceanic society existing today. Some of these major similarities include the desire for all people to blend in, the strong socialistic tendencies in wor...
  • Anti Utopian Society In The Novel 1984
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    1984 as an Anti-Utopian Novel A utopia is an ideal or perfect community. While some writers have created fictional places that embody their ideals societies, other writers have written satires that ridicule existing conditions of society, or anti-utopias, which show possible future societies that are anything but ideal. In 1984, George Orwell presents a terrifying picture of future as life under the constant surveillance of? Big Brother.? This book 1984 is an anti-utopian novel. The main charact...
  • Winston's Rebellion Against Big Brother
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    Could the world portrayed in 1984 ever really exist? This question haunts readers from the first to the last pages of Orwell's novel. Sadly, the answer is yes; or at least Orwell hopes that readers will leave 1984 accepting the possibility enough to question government and tread cautiously into the future. Orwell intends to portray Oceania just realistically enough to convince contemporary readers that such a society has, in fact, existed and could exist again if people forget the lessons taught...
  • Book Winston
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    "1984' By Orwell Summary "1984' By Orwell Summary Essay, Research Paper Summary of 1984 The book 1984 was very interesting to me because it was the first book i have ever read like it. The book takes palace in London England the state which the main character winston Smith lives is called Oceania. The Case System for this country is the inter party is the highest, next comes the outer party, then the paroles are the lowest class. The setting of the book takes place in april. The main character o...
  • True Member Of The Inner Party
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    1. Biography George Orwell is the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, a British writer with political conscience. He was born in India but educated in England at Eton College. He served the Indian Imperial Police in Burma from 1922 to 1927. In sick health, he returned to Europe to live in poverty as a struggling writer. Orwell joined the Republican forces in the Spanish civil war, and wrote a chilling account of this experience. He went on to write many books, mostly autobiographical, and achieved su...
  • Winston And Julia From The Party
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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 na...

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