1984 George Orwell Summary
They help create an image in the reader’s head which make the idea the author is trying to convey clearer. George Orwell uses literary devices in 1984 to connect the reader with the story and create an image for the …show more content…
A smile is a literary device that is used when making a comparison. One example of simile is in chapter 1 when Winston says: “The voice came from an oblong metal plaque like a dulled mirror which formed part of the surface of the right-hand wall.” When George Orwell compares the metal plaque to a “dulled mirror”, he creates an image in the reader’s head of a Television screen before they were even created.
Another literary device used in George Orwell’s 1984 is allusion. Allusion is an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it. The book 1984 has many allusions because it was written during the rise of Communism. Many of the scenes in the book can be compared Stalinist Russia and Nazi Germany. One example of this is in chapter 2 when the “Spies’, who were a group of children who collected information on people in their towns and report it to the Party. This is an allusion to the way Hitler’s did to the youth of Nazi