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  • Proles And Animals Are Free Essay

    What is the aspect of 1984 that you have chosen as inspiration for your political cartoon? Why did you choose this aspect? What is your purpose or call to action? I chose to focus on the phrase “Proles and animals are free.” By lowering proles to the same level as animals, the Party alienates its members from the proles, controlling both groups. The Party members are unable to rebel without the help of proles, according to Winston, and the proles lack the organization and motivation to do so. Additionally, I focused on the Party slogan “Freedom is slavery.” When combined to the previous phrase, there is an apparent irony. Not only is the statement itself an oxymoron, but when applied to the previous statement, it implies that the proles are…

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  • Significance Of Big Brother In 1984 By George Orwell

    Little Brother, Big Issue Big Brother. Defined by Merriam Webster as “An all-powerful government or organization monitoring and directing people's actions,” Big Brother exerts its dominance in George Orwell’s 1984 and completely shapes the dynamic of the society. Unfortunately, this is not just some fairytale power. Big Brother still exists in the modern world today, though it may not be as apparent or extreme as it is depicted in the novel. Around the world totalitarian governments still…

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  • Cruelty In The Hunger Games

    In the book, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the Capitol rules over everyone. All the districts from 1-12 serve the capitol, supplying them with different resources. The people who live within the Capitol live a life of luxury. They are provided with whatever they want whenever they want. In the Capitol there is no poverty. Sadly, the same can’t be said about the districts. All of the hardships the Capitol should have had are dumped on the districts as they suffer from hunger, disease and…

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  • Proles In Animal Farm

    While characters such as Winston, Julia, and Syme are too smart for their own good making them vulnerable, while the proles are not. The proletariats, or proles, are the majority of the population of Oceania. They are separate from the inner or outer party and usually are hard working blue collared people who are heavily under educated compared to those who work in the government. They are just cogs in the inner party’s machine. An exemplary prole would be the women singing that Winston brings…

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  • Essay On Proles In 1984

    There is more than one connection that is to be made between the proles in George Orwell's novel, 1984 and today’s society, not only in America. The proles in Oceania makeup more than 80% of the population and in America that number is around 50%. In both of these nations, the lower class is the majority. The role and characteristics within each of these classes vary in similarities as well. Within this essay, I will go into depth about the connections that can be drawn between these two social…

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  • Analysis Of The Prole Woman In 1984

    claustrophobic surroundings become much more inviting. Right as the light reaches its apex, however, it suddenly extinguishes, as though it were never there. This light is an excellent allegory for the symbolic use of the prole woman in 1984. Throughout 1984, the Prole Woman, whom Winston and Julia view outside of the antique shop, represents hope with her happiness and joy in her difficult and challenging life, freedom with her beautiful singing, that by the standards of her society is…

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  • Satire Of The Proles In 1984 By George Orwell

    social classes and prevents rebellion of any sort by means of torture, suppression and isolation. In this world, lower class citizens, hereby known as The Proles, are described to be under the poorest conditions. The proles have a strong parallel with the working class described by Orwell on his novels Homage to Catalonia and Animal Farm. The writer’s political ideology seems too, to have strongly influenced upon the existence of the proles. Orwell had to experience “poverty and the sense of…

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  • The Outer Party And The Proles In George Orwell's '1984'

    fascinate and terrify mankind. In literature, movies, and real life, the future has often been experimented with and predicted by many scholars. Thoughts on dystopian governments contrast from controlled societies to free societies. In the novel, 1984, George Orwell describes a dystopian society ruled with an iron fist under Big Brother. Inside the society the three distinct groups, the inner party, the outer party, and the proles are extremely different. The inner party, the royalty of Oceania…

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  • The Role Of The American Lower Class In George Orwell's 1984

    dystopian novel, 1984 written by George Orwell, the proles are representative of the American lower class seen through Winston’s eyes influenced by the human condition. In 1984, the reader sees Winston’s evolving beliefs regarding the proles and their lifestyle. Winston’s initial judgement of the proles is that they are low, uneducated, and poor which is similar to stereotypes about the American lower class. As thought by Winston, “The poorer quarters swarmed with women who were ready to sell…

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  • 1984 Book Review Essay

    cultural, social and historical contexts belonging to the novel. While playing a relatively minor role in the novel, the proletarians (Proles) constitute the vast majority of the population of Oceania. The main focus of the book is what happens inside the party while the proles are depicted to be insignificant and peripheral. My written task will attempt to highlight what the Party believes, or…

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