Analysis Of The Novel ' 1984 ' By George Orwell Essay

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The novel “1984” by George Orwell, is about an individual named Winston Smith who is a low-ranked member of the ruling Party in London, in the nation of Oceania. The Party controls everything in Oceania and is led by an individual known as Big Brother. Diversity in Oceania is not tolerated, because every individual is expected to act the same and abide to the rules and regulations the Party established. When it comes to the United States Constitution, most of us will readily agree that it was created to establish America’s national government and fundamental laws. As well as guarantee certain basic rights to citizens. There are several rights guaranteed in our constitution that help create a free and democratic society, however, they are non-existent within the novel due to the Party. In the novel “1984” citizens do not have proper privacy, since they are constantly being watched by the Party for out of character behavior. There are telescreens placed everywhere that allow authorities to hear and view everything an individual does 24 hours a day. Furthermore, every citizen was expected to think alike, as well as speak a certain language known as Newspeak. The party controlled society and citizens had to abide to the certain mindset that was instilled in them. If a citizen thought rebellious or spoke inappropriately the individual would be arrested by the Thought Police and be killed. With that being said, in today’s society under the “United States Constitution” people are…

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