A Totalitarian Government In 1984, By George Orwell

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No one man will ever be able to stop a totalitarian government by himself. He must have strong bonds with powerful people in order to overrule a government. In the book 1984, by George Orwell, Winston, the main character, lives in a dystopian world in Oceania, London, the "chief city" of the province called Airstrip One, which is the third most populous in Oceania. Oceania is one of the three power states in this novel; the other two being Eurasia and EastAsia. Oceania is ruled by the government Ingsoc that is portrayed as Big Brother. Winston, one of the many citizens under controlled by Ingsoc, is unlike the other citizens, as he does not mindlessly follow the Party. Winston buys materials in a black market, buying things like stained glass …show more content…
The methods they use are Newspeak and the Thought Police. These methods consist of making sure no one can have a creative mind, destroying the words that create thought, and making sure there is no writing that help make the mind think. The Thought Police is a group of party members that arrest anybody they think is going against the Party. They do this because if the Party lets their people freely think then this would create rebellions since they would soon realize that the Party is wrong. The Party made sure that “Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimeters inside your skull” (27). Many people express their feelings through face expressions which make this saying true, saying that the Party owns the faces and body of the people. However it was hard for the Thought Police to track down Winston because he acted normally, but once he does something unorthodoxy they instantly know. The Party also creates their own language called Newspeak which slowly diminishes the advance vocabulary in the English language. They do this so it 's harder for the citizens to say anything bad about the party, creating others to not learn what people 's different opinions. The Party’s last method is creating their citizens minds less complex, this is like the other methods, but this methods is through books, “The best books… are those that tell you what you know already” (201). Like Hitler, the party destroys …show more content…
The Thought Police and Telescreens helped keep an eye on each citizen 's movements for the Party. The Newspeak help create a language that would enforce people to stop thinking so much creating simple minds. The Party itself are smart, they know what is true and what is not, so with this knowledge they can easily tell if someone is against them. These methods are shown to be effective in the real world; as of today North Korea is controlled by one person. Everyone looks up to that person and if they defied his rule then they are killed, or according to the book

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