Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell Essay

1025 Words Jun 5th, 2016 5 Pages
1984 Novel Project.

George Orwell published his dystopian novel 1984 in 1949. 1984 is set in Airstrip One, which is a province in Oceania, one of the three superstates that Orwell created for the book. Oceania is littered with war, heavy government surveillance, and public manipulation. Winston Smith is a member of the Outer Party, he works within the system of Big Brother. His job is to re-write history in order to fool the public and make them more supportive of the totalitarian politics. Winston is a good worker, but secretly loathes Big Brother and writes of rebellion and overthrowing him in his diary. Within his work, he meets Julia. The two form a mutual bond over their hatred towards the system and they form an affair within the attic of an antique store where there are no eyes and ears to spy on them. Winston and Julia become acquainted with O’Brien, who is an Inner Party member and the leader of an anti-party establishment, The Brotherhood. O’Brien recruits Julia and Winston to join and the two then swear their allegiance to the Brotherhood, after that he gives them a book explaining how you can successfully overthrow the Party. While Julia and Winston are in their safe room, they are captured by the Thought Police and taken to the Ministry of Love, where they are tortured and interrogated for their unloyalty towards Big Brother and the rest of the Party. Winston discovers that O’Brien was actually a member of the Thought Police and that he turned Winston…

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