Essay on Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Orwell '

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In 1984, Orwell argues that a characteristic of people that leads to their own suppression is hate because of how hate can blur people’s vision on their life and because of how easily hate can be controlled. He realizes and understands how hate is manipulated in his physical world so he gives exaggerated examples of it throughout his book to show just how much it can affect people.
When people become passionate towards hating something they begin to lose sight about issues that are actually affecting their lives. Orwell shows this quite well on page 13 where Orwell states “Before the Hate had proceeded for thirty seconds, uncontrollable exclamations of rage were breaking out from half the people in the room. The self-satisfied sheep-like face on the screen, and the terrifying power of the Eurasian army behind it, were too much to be borne: besides, the sight or even the thought of Goldstein produced fear and anger automatically.” In this quote Winston talks about Two Minutes Hate, which is a requirement of every party member in which they are taken away from their work to get together and express outstanding amounts of hate towards their present enemy and they are trained to bring up their uncontrollable hate. When their hate is refueled the people become preoccupied for a very long period after and their hate becomes the primary conversation point between the party members.
Hate Week was another event which took up much more of the people’s mental and physical strength…

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