Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' The Great Gatsby ' And ' Othello '

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Romeo and Juliet, Gatsby and Daisy, Othello and Desdemona are all famous couples in literature, just like Winston and Julia in 1984. Just like any other, the power couple consisted with Julia and Winston in, George Orwell 's 1984, will have many similarities and difference. They both are rebels and have different methods to go against The Party. Throughout the book, Winston is shown to be determined to threaten Big Brother. Meanwhile, Julia is more of the secretive rebel, who only does it for her own desire. Even though the methods/reasons of rebelling against Big Brother and The Party contrast each other, it is later found to be ineffectual, hence the reason why they got caught in the end. In George Orwell 's book, 1984, it demonstrates that even with a dilemma of choosing what method is better, they both can be wrong.
Winston Smith started off working for The Party, in the Ministry of Truth, and literally rewrite history to make Big Brother sound like the hero for the citizens of Oceania. In the beginning of the story, Winston was always against The Party and Big Brother by saying "Down with Big Brother" repeatedly in his diary throughout the book. He was too paranoid if he gets caught translating his thoughts into action, since knowing if he gets caught, he would know the consequences. For instance, he first assumed that Julia to be an undercover member of the Thought Police. Just an easy bait, to catch guys that would want to have sexual intercourse with her or…

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