Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell: Literary Analysis

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George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, depicts a society under a corrupted political state. The corruption leads to a totalitarian regime. In the book society is divided in three classes. The proles, which represent the proletariat, they live in poverty and they are denied any access to information, education and they must abide by the rules that are dictated by the party. The outer party members, who are middle class. They work within the party however; they do not have any access to the wealth or the information that the inner party members have. Besides the hieratical structure, the books use the basic policies of Marx, such as the economical power that one class holds, social consciousness, historical conditions, divide of labour and the …show more content…
The party does not have a surveillance around them as much as they do with the outer party members. However, the proles, do not have access to the real history, news and such. Under the party’s supervision, the history is re-written according to the current situation. (Orwell,1949, …show more content…
Therefore (Orwell, 1949) someone who controls the past, also controls the present. This creates a lack of class consciousness, which results in ignorance and unawareness. One of the reasons that proles are not monitored because they lack the understanding in order to rebel against the party.
Their freedom is based on ignorance. They are free because they do not have the time or the ability to think. Hence they are bound to be the slaves of the system, and their own minds even though they think they that are

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