Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 ' Essay

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In 1984, Orwell creates themes of rebellion and revolution and these are prominent in many of his works. “The starting point for your thinking about this theme is the question: Is revolution effective,” and in 1984, revolution would be very effective (Becnel). Sometimes, even children go against their own parents:
“You’re a traitor!” yelled the boy. “You’re a thought criminal! You’re a Eurasian spy! I’ll shoot you, I’ll vaporize you, I’ll send you to the salt mines!” Suddenly they were both leaping around him [Parsons], shouting “Traitor” and “Thought-criminal!”, the little girl imitating her brother in every movement. It was somehow slightly frightening, like the gamboling of tiger cubs which will soon grow up to be man-eaters. (Orwell 23) With rebellion being one of the biggest themes in 1984, one may not realize that there is rebellion in favor of the Party, and in favor of the rest of Oceania, and this quote exemplifies the former. Mr. Parson’s children have already starting training on how to recognize people going against the Party, even if it is their own parents. There may be two forms of rebellion that go in two completely different directions, yet they are both ignited by the Party. People who learn to think for themselves and make their own decisions want to rebel against the Party. Some people, or children, are taught and brainwashed to rebel against their own parents, in this case, for the Party. Orwell only has need of one entity to create themes of…

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