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  • 1984 Ignorance Is Peace By George Orwell

    “War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength” The three slogans of Big Brother and the Party in George Orwell’s well renowned book, 1984. Utopia by definition in the dictionary means an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. The book was written by Orwell because he dreamed that he saw a future where the world was a negative utopia. This novel is set in the year 1984, or that is what the main character, Winston, believes because so many facts about life…

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  • Comparing Divergent 'And 1984'

    many different types that have been created. Not only have there been governments with the rule of the people, there are also governments that are run by one leader or dictator. In the story 1984 the government is run by an organization called Big Brother. This government is like a dictatorship as they are able to watch over and listen to everything you say and do. In the movie Divergent the people are divided up into 5 different factions that are controlled by the government. However the people…

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  • Hate-Based Society Essay

    In a way, Winston is right. A society based off hatred and cruel punishments is not going to survive with the system they have; it would only be a matter of time before everyone begins to break the laws of Oceania and defy the Party as well as Big Brother. Our world has a history of hate-based crimes and hate-based developing societies. For example, Nazi Germany in 1930’s rose with direct hatred toward Jews or anyone who did not fit the stereotypical idea for Adolf Hitler’s “Master Race.”…

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  • 1984 Dehumanization Analysis

    Humanity is what allows a person to be more than just a human; it is what gives you individuality and makes you different from everyone else. Compassion, desire, drive, sympathy, kindness, love and much more are all characteristics which make up humanity. How much or how little of each characteristic you posses is what makes you who you are. In our world, we are lucky enough to be able to have our humanity and to never have known what it feels like to be deprived of such things. Unfortunately,…

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  • The Dangers Of Totalitarianism In 1984 By George Orwell

    by Bob Dylan, relates strongly with George Orwell’s novel 1984. Winston Smith, the main character, in 1984, tells the novel through third person limited point of view. The story begins with Winston Smith describing his constant surveillance by BIG BROTHER and throughout the novel the reader witnesses Winston’s struggles against the government that controls the ideas and thoughts of its citizens. As the reader comes to understand through Winston’s eyes, the dangers of totalitarianism, George…

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  • Characteristics Of Harrison Bergeron

    To begin with Harrison Bergeron, “he was held on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government. He is a genius and an athlete…” (Pg.2), so, the civilization sees Harrison as an enormous hazard to them. For example, Harrison Bergeron was a rebellious citizen mentioned to be hazardous that managed to break out of prison. A fourteen-year-old, named Harrison Bergeron broke out of jail with the plans of plotting to overthrow the government. Then, he went on television and took off his handicap…

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  • Individuality In George Orwell's 1984

    Smith is the epitome of a citizen possessing individuality within Oceania as his efforts to maintain self-control of his progress in this totalitarianism society work against him. His distrust in humanity is the root cause of his rebellion against Big Brother. As he and his new love, Julia, revolt against Oceania’s laws through their individuality, O’Brien catches, captures, and betrays them. Brought into the Ministry of Love, Winston is endures torture and mind control in effort to invert…

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  • The Symbolism Of Paperweight In Winston Smith

    The start of the novel Winston Smith goes to part of a city where the “Proles” live. While he’s among the Proles Winston goes to an antique store in the prole district and comes along to find a beautiful old looking paperweight. The store owner Mr. Charrington describes it as “a beautiful little thing” (84). The paperweight is meant to symbolize many of events and things that happen to Winston such as Winston's hopes and dreams and his future with him and Julia. He wants things to be normal…

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  • George Orwell's Relevance To Our World Today

    issue that goes on throughout the world today that takes place in the novel is PRIVACY ISSUES. Some shops I go into there are cameras pointing at me, I take the MTA bus and there are cameras, everywhere I go there are cameras, and I believe the Big Brother is watching me. This novel relates to everyday life, living in this world today, and it comes…

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  • Examples Of Political Correctness In George Orwell's '1984'

    Could our language become completely controlled by the government? In 1984, George Orwell wrote about a world in the future where speech was greatly restricted; he called this language “Newspeak”, and it is very similar to the political correctness that is noticeable in America today. It was a language that was created by the totalitarian state, and it was used to limit free thought and any concepts in which the government felt threatened. Political Correctness is the avoidance of the…

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