Communism In George Orwell's 1984

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Register to read the introduction… The concept is exemplar in terms of fairness, but is notably difficult to establish without some backwater form of corruption, as with Stalin and the Soviet Union. It has become the most difficult task presented to possible Communist states. In George Orwell's 1984 it is painfully obvious to both Winston and the reader that the classes and social aspects of Big Brother have been completely twisted and corrupted to the core. Not only can the Inner Party receive more in benefits than the Outer Party or the Proles, but they are also able to break certain laws and rules which leads to an unfair and unjust advantage for all of the members of the Inner Party. The Party of Oceania poses about 19% of the whole population of Oceania's mainland. Generally one could divide the Party into the Inner Party, which is comparable to the communistic Nomenclature, and the Outer Party (Gerenser). During the novel we get an important view of the Inner Party by looking at O'Brien and his life comforts. O'Brien has had exclusive access to wine, finer foods, and various other basic pleasures denied to the other 95% of his fellow citizens. Orwell shows the reader that although the Party is considered one unified and strong whole, the elite class will always profit and have a much more comfortable well being than any of the lesser …show more content…
Key dangers that Winston faces include the possible decay of the Outer Party as the Inner Party gains more power. One of the most important issues I derived from 1984 was that the Outer Party, considered the Middle class, was slowly but surely being repelled by the Inner Party and being pushed down to the Proles and Prolish ideas. This is remarkably similar to certain viewpoints taken of the United States' philosophies on politics and the class system. According to Phillips, "… the erosion of the U.S. middle class in the 1980s and early 1990s reflected technological change and global economic upheaval. The Reagan administration introduced new philosophies, tentative and little understood at first, to justify policies of redistributing tax burdens, exalting markets, over rewarding the rich and the manipulations of finance…" Using the previous example from Kevin Phillips, one can see how the upper or high class will always attempt to gain more wealth and power, even at the expense of the common good as well as the

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