The Vision Of Totalitarianism In 1948 By George Orwell

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Totalitarianism is a political system where the state recognizes no limits to its authority and strives to regulate every aspect of public and private life wherever feasible. In 1948 , George Orwell presents his vision of dystopia , a world consisting of three total governed controlled states constantly at war with each other . Government constantly uses technological advancements in 1984 such as telescreens to keep party members under observation . When oppressed , one might revolt against government . Every aspect of society presented in 1948 is controlled due to having higher power , including the natural impulses of sex and love .

Throughout the book 1948 by George Orwell , Wistons thoughts conflict with or defy the current laws or
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The sexaul act sucessfully performed, was rebellion. Desire was thought crime”(Orwell, George. 1984. Evanston, IL: Mcdougal Littell, 1998 Pg.16). In the book it talks about how all females are propagandized by Big Brother. Julia talks to Winston about how she was on the entry level anti- relations league, but she still encountered in sexual acts with people in her party. Winston and Julia being to have an intimate relationship, and he is jovial about learning about the unconventional measures within the Party “I’ve been at school too, dear. Sex talks once a month for the over-sixteens. And in the youth movement. They rub it into you for years. I dare say it works in a lot of cases. But of course you can never tell; people are such hypocrites” (Orwell, George. 1984. Evanston, IL: Mcdougal Littell, 1998 Pg. 24). Party members have been completely influenced to utilize self-denial as a way to display allegiance to the faction, “Chastity was as deep ingrained in them as Party loyalty. By careful early conditioning, by games, and cold water, by the rubbish dinned into them at school and in me spies and THE YOUTH …show more content…
Your name was removed from the registers, every record of everything you had ever done was wiped out, and your one-time existence was denied and the forgotten. You were abolished, annihilated; vaporized was the usual word” (Orwell, George. 1984. Evanston, IL: Mcdougal Littell, 1998. Pg.39). The Party eventually haze apprehended insurgents, but not in anticipation of metamorphose and re-conditioning them, “We are not interested in those stupid crimes that you have committed. The party is not interested in the overt act; the thought is all we care about. We do not merely destroy our enemies, we change them. Do you understand what i mean by that?” (Orwell, George.1984. Evanston, IL: Mcdougal Littell, 1998 Pg. 99). The caucus is predominantly apprehensive with achieving and preserving the type of authority that is contingent upon victory over resistance, “But always-do not forget this, Winston-always there will be the intoxication of power, constantly increasing and constantly growing subtler, always, at every moment, there will be the thrill of victory, the sensation of trampling on an enemy who is helpless. If you want a picture of the future, imagine boots stomping on face” (Orwell, George. 1984. Evanston, IL: Mcdougal

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