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  • 1984 George Orwell
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    1984 George Orwell was not only a writer, but also an important political reformer. Orwell was born in India in 1903. He considered his family a "lower-middle class" family. He said this because his family was a part of the middle class, but had little money. His father worked for the British government and was able to be apart of the middle class without money. Orwell lived in Britain and went to boarding school there on scholarships. He was the poorest student among many wealthy children. Orwe...
  • Julia Unlike Winston
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    Orwell named his hero after Winston Churchill, England's great leader during World War II. He added the world's commonest last name: Smith. The ailing, middle-aged rebel can be considered in many different lights. - 1. You " ll have to decide for yourself whether Winston is a hero in his secret battle with Big Brother, or whether he's only a sentimental man with a death wish, who courts his death openly through an illegal love affair and through his alliance with the enemies of Big Brother. a. I...
  • Government Of Big Brother
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    Powerful and eloquent describes the satirical novel, "Nineteen Eighty- Four"; written by George Orwell. The fact that it was written in 1949 is amazing as many of the things that Orwell prophesied have come to pass in the decades since. Nineteen Eighty-Four, is considered Orwell's greatest work; it has become a Bible for many around the world because it makes a bold statement about humanity. The book details life in a totalitarian society; it is neither light, happy or colourful yet we feel an u...
  • Awareness The Party Forces On Winston
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    1984: The Quintessential Negative Utopia (Or How to become really depressed about the future of the human condition in 267 pages or less.) 1984 is George Orwell's arguably his most famous novel, and it remains one of the most powerful warnings ever made against the dangers of a totalitarian society. George Orwell was primarily a political novelist as a result of his life experiences. In Spain, Germany, and Russia, Orwell had seen for himself the peril of absolute political authority in an age of...
  • Winston And Julia's Relationship
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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 ...
  • Winston And Julia
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    In George Orwell's 1984, the story takes place in London, Airstrip One, formally called England, before it joined with North America, South America and some small European countries to form Oceania. The political system is known as Ing soc, this consists of Big Brother, the Inner Party, the Outer Party, and the working class. The basic plot in 1984 is a simple one; it follows a man through his struggles to rationalize his existence in an upside down world. Winston Smith is the main protagonist. ...
  • Essay Shooting An Elephant By George Orwell
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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, ...
  • Totalitarian Leader In O'brien And Big Brother
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    ... December 1994: 37-43. Outline Thesis Statement- This paper will examine how George Orwell wrote 1984 as a political statement against totalitarianism. I Introduction II Summary of 1984 Roles of major Charters A. Big Brother B. Winston C. O'Brien D. Julia E. Shop owner IV Propaganda A. Ministry of Truth B. Ministry of Love V Orwell's thoughts on Totalitarianism A. From life experiences B. From a writers point of view VI Conclusion Introduction 'Orwell observed that every line of serious work ...
  • Orwell's Nineteen Eighty Four
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    In 1949, the world was a substantially different place than it is today. Thirty-five years from now, in the year 2035, one can only imagine what changes will have taken place in society. Thirty-five years ago, in 1949, George Orwell's vision of the world as it would be in 1984 was horrific. Orwell describes his vision in his book Nineteen Eighty-four. "Nineteen Eighty-four depicts the horrors of a well-established totalitarian regime of whatever type with great power and skill and force of imagi...
  • Party And Big Brother
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    19841984 is a political parable. George Orwell wrote the novel to show society what it could become if things kept getting worse. The first paragraph of the book tells the reader of the 'swirl of gritty dust... The hallway smelt of boiled cabbage and old rag mats. ' Just from these few lines Orwell makes it clear that there was absolutely nothing victorious abbot Victory Mansions. Every image the reader relieves from Winston Smith is pessimistic. Hate week, for example, is a big event in Oceania...
  • Winston Rebels Against The Government Of Oceania
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    Jean-Marie Lauri a Professor Red nour Western Enlightenment April 20, 2001 Tyrants, Communism, Big Brother, Stalin, and 1984 In George Orwells, 1984, no individual freedoms are present. It mirrors mid twentieth century Europe during World War II and its affects. Winston the main character who is a 39-year-old man, was neither remarkable in intelligence nor character, but is disgusted with the world he lives in. He works in the Ministry of Truth, where history and the truth are rewritten to fit t...
  • Winston Loathes Big Brother
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    In 1984, George Orwell writes of a totalitarian society that has manipulated its followers while rewriting the past. Orwell writes of technology that abolishes privacy and is the cause of perpetual fear. This technology is referred to as tele screens. The party of Big Brother controls this technology and controls the minds of its party members by a major concept called doublethink. This form of twisted logic is used to manipulate the society and confuse those who are not so easily oppressed. The...
  • Winston's True Feelings Towards Julia
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    Winston Smith, such an ordinary name, yet so far from an ordinary character. In George Orwell's novel, 1984, the protagonist, Winston Smith, is a 39 year old man who works for the Ministry of Truth. His job is to help rewrite history, a very monotonous job, and it seems as though Winston's character would reflect exactly that. Nonetheless, he is a dynamic character whose actions and words not only reflect Orwell's feelings, but also create a lively character who has the ability to change, grow, ...
  • George Orwell's Classic Novel 1984
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    George Orwell's classic novel 1984 is a perfect example of a futuristic totalitarian regime and a dystopia. Orwell's tale expresses his vision of a government changing and becoming a totalitarian government. The government, in this story, is run by an unknown leader who goes by the title "Big Brother". The concept of "Big Brother" is that someone is always watching, and people can never deceive the government. In Orwell's idea of what may happen in the future, "Big Brother" monitors everything e...
  • Winston's Friend At The Ministry Of Truth
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    For this report I read the book 1984 by George Orwell. It is published by Harcourt, Brace and Company incorporated and has a copyright date of 1949. This book is a fictional novel, about a man named Winston and his life in the year 1984. Keep in mind that this book was written in 1949 and at that time 1984 was very far into the future. The world is run by am autocratic leader known only as Big Brother. Winston works for a government agency called the Ministry of Truth. He is responsible for term...
  • Torture Winston
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    English: 1984 orwell 2000-07-15 George Orwell's book 1984 has 4 warnings that he states throughout the book. Orwell is afraid of a government getting too powerful and he expresses this fear through Winston. One major warning sign that is prevalent throughout the book is the totalitarian government. A group that runs the government called the Party. This group is all powerful because it is run by a group whose major purpose is to gain and keep power. The Party's methods are efficient and very har...
  • Attribution Of Orwell's Characteristics Through Winston Smith
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    On each landing, opposite the lift shaft, the poster with the enormous face gazed from the wall. It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran. ' (Orwell 4 "Nineteen'). George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four presents a negative utopian picture, a society ruled by rigid totalitarianism. The government which Orwell creates in his novel is ruled by an entity known as Big Brother and consists of...
  • Orwell's Setting
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    "War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. ' This is the slogan of the Ministry of Truth, a branch of the totalitarian government in post-war London. The figurehead of this government is Big Brother, who employs a vast army of informers called the Thought Police who watch and listen to every citizen at all times through a device called a tele screen for the least signs of criminal deviation or unorthodox thoughts. This novel, like Orwell's earlier work Animal Farm and Aldous Huxle...
  • Contradictory To The Party's Definition Of Salvation
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    1984 – Sanity And Salvation Essay, Research 1984 – Sanity And Salvation In 1984, George Orwell's Party's definition of sanity and salvation is a paradox to the real definition of sanity and salvation. The author used the protagonist, Winston Smith, to portray the? insane? but real definition of sanity. During the interrogation process, O? Brien, a member of the Inner Party and supposed Brotherhood, is trying to prove to Winston that he persuades himself that he remembers events that ...
  • 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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