Examples Of Totalitarianism In Animal Farm By George Orwell

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George Orwell was a man of great experience and knowledge. His famous writings spoke of the unknown future and remain renowned today. Orwell brought a new, uncharted perspective to the world when he began writing. Throughout 1984 and Animal Farm, George Orwell offers a glance at the egregious government and a diminishing society. As a result of his hatred for other types of government, George Orwell espouses socialism. Socialism brings forth many ideals that Orwell believes in and negates the ideas of other governmental systems which he contends with. Orwell supports socialism because of his aspiration “to live in freedom” (Read 25) and to find the “truest happiness” (Animal Farm 107) of a commonplace among citizens and potential supporters. …show more content…
After posing a threat, Orwell rooted his beliefs in anti-Stalinism to ensure that he did not impart and Stalin supports through his writings. Orwell has a strong “love of humanity” (Read 25) which brings to proliferate socialism. He affirms socialism as the best form of government for the people and through his novels, he expresses his philosophy clearly in order to gain support. With support, totalitarianism and other disreputable governments would diminish and leave socialism as the dominant entity. George Orwell voices his opinion on the censorship of the totalitarian government through the behavior of the characters he creates. In 1984, the austere government enforces the rules and regulations through a government agency called the Thought Police which Winston Smith, the main character in 1984, feels especially belligerent against. Smith represents Orwell’s persona and desire to deviate from the totalitarian government. He knows that law-breaking often leads to “confessing shocking crimes” (Orwell, Animal Farm 73) to the government, but he does not believe “[t]hat the individual can resist such pressures” (Norris 2153) of society which are denied by the government. Orwell views denial as an open door for indulgence into pressures

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