Analysis Of Orwell's Premonition Of 1984

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Orwell’s Premonition of 1984 1984 depicts a dystopian society viewed from the eyes of Winston Smith called Oceania led by one man nicknamed Big Brother WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT, WEAK SENTENCT. Because Big Brother is always watching everyone in Oceania, he is worshipped as a god because of the fear he implements in his or her heads. The main character, Winston Smith starts to realize that the society, as a whole, has little privacy, so he attempts to begin a revolution to save him and other innocent citizens from becoming emotionless automatons. In Oceania, the government monitors everyone 24 hours, 7 days a week, with telescreens, helicopters, the Thought Police, the Junior Anti-Sex League, and Big Brother’s face being everywhere. WHY STATE THIS AND THEN LEAVE IT As Erich Fromm, the author of the Afterword states, we must look at this book as an “expression of a mood, a mood of a warning” (313). The author of …show more content…
One way is the Thought Police, a group who “vaporizes” people that have their own opinions about society. If the people thought in their head that society is wrong, they will get vaporized. Big Brother is using the children as little spies for the Thought Police. “The children, on the other hand, were systematically turned against their parents and taught to spy on them and report their deviations. The family had become in effect an extension of the Thought Police.” [2.3.25-27] In Oceania, the children are feared by their parents because they can tattle on them and get them vaporized, or in other words, cause their death. This shows that the roles of child and parent are being reversed, not for the benefit. The children of Oceania are monitoring their parents as if the parents were to monitor their children. This relates to his warning by proving to us that the innocent children are being taught to dictate

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