Analysis Of George Orwell 's 1984 Essay

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1984: Diving into Deeper Meanings Imagine a society where you are always being watched. You can’t think on your own, speak your mind, or even feel any type of emotion. In George Orwell’s 1984, he writes of a Dystopian society in Oceania that is basically under totalitarian rule. Although reading into this book further, there are underlying connections with the story. In this society there are many ideas and connections that tie with Marxism, Nazism, Communism and the Red Scare, subsequently during the time Orwell wrote this novel. In 1984, we see Winston as the main character. He is seen as a normal man that works as a records editor in the Records Department at the Ministry of Truth. In the society 's eyes, he is an everyday worker part of the “Outer Party” deemed by Oceania. Now relating this with Lois Tyson’s Critical Theory Today chapter on Marxism, Winston is now part of the middle class in the eyes of a Marxist “We might loosely refer to these five groups as lower class, middle class, upper class and “Aristocracy” (Tyson). In this novel they were known as the Inner Party which were the “elites” or the Aristocrats/Upper class the Outer Party and the Proles which were the ones that were in poverty. In Oceania, they were made up of three slogans and that is what everyone went off of “From where Winston stood it was just possible to read, picked out on its Ellsworth 2 white face in elegant lettering, the three slogans of the Party: WAR IS PEACE,…

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