Examples Of Dystopia In George Orwell's '1984'

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The suppression of innate human characteristics and behaviors by The Party is designed to maintain power and control society in 1984 dystopia. The oppressive government in George Orwell’s vision of the future uses the media and language to rule people and strip them of their humanity. The Party manipulates minds to make truth into lies and distort reality. This causes problems for individuals and the public.

At the beginning of the novel, we see how putting telescreens in the home has destroyed the security of the family by keeping a watchful eye on everyone and everything. This watching eye creates Big Brother, which is the face of the government party. The government created the Thought Police to hunt anyone that does not agree with The
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Winston and Julia must hide their feelings for each other or they will be punished by their government. For a moment Winston tries to express his humanity by writing, but his bravery is destroyed by the pressure of being exposed by The Party and he gives up. In the end Winston daydreams of being on “the public dock, confessing everything, implicating everybody” (Orwell, 297). He hopes for death because “it was alright, everything was alright, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother” (Orwell, …show more content…
O’Brien observed that Big Brother will never die which is as true today as it was sixty-five years ago. His story creates a horrible world in which nothing is certain. “Outside, even through the shut window pane, the world looked cold” (Orwell, 2). Because of The Party, “Everything faded away into a shadow-world in which, finally, even the date of the year had become uncertain” (Orwell, 41). The people of Oceania 's emotions are being controlled by the propaganda of Big Brother and their inborn urges are suppressed to the point of nothingness.There is no truth, nothing is

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