The Big War

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  • Essay On Vietnam War Fighting Big Red

    VIETNAM WAR 3 Vietnam War: Fighting Big Red The Vietnam War was an ongoing fight for multiple countries. The spread of communism was a widespread fear much of the world was unable to bear. Americans were among the majority of people that feared the expansion of communism, often referred to as the “Spread of Red”. There were many standpoints during the Vietnam War era, including how the United States’ involvement in the war should have been. Despite all the controversy of the Vietnam War, it was a war worth fighting for America to stop the spread of communism in a country that the indigenous people were not able to stop…

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  • The Things They Carried Mitchell Sanders Character Analysis

    O’Brien there are many different rituals of war and symbols of rituals that are portrayed throughout the story. While many rituals and superstitions are apparent throughout the novel, the ones that will be discussed in this paper will be focused on Mitchell Sanders and his yo-yo. Mitchell Sanders is a steady character throughout the novel and while his yo-yo is only mentioned in one chapter, it can relate to many different stories and parts of the books. The yo-yo that Sanders keeps with him can…

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  • 1984 By George Orwell: Literary Analysis

    inhumane rules and regulations placed by Big Brother, the dictator of Oceania. Big Brother plays a major role in the novel, although he is never seen; he uses fear and technology to be able control society and maintain in power. The novel was written not too long after Hitler came into power which left people wondering if what happened during World War II and Hitler was used as inspiration for the novel. Hitler was a German dictator who initiated World War II and Big Brother has been connected…

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  • George Orwell 1984 Analysis

    by the oppressed”. Throughout George Orwell’s classic dystopian literary work entitled 1984, Big Brother is synonymous with lack of freedom. In the beginning, O’Brien represents a hope for freedom for Oceania’s society. Winston strongly longs for a rebellion to reform Oceania’s society in result of Big Brother’s oppressiveness. Both of the aforementioned (Big Brother and O’Brien) further strip Winston of his freedom and humanity by initiating fear. Winston is robbed of particular freedoms…

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  • Theme Of Irony In George Orwell's 1984

    The party's slogan: “War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength” (Orwell, 4) is inherently ironic. “It’s an example of "doublethink", the act of believing contradicting ideas simultaneously” (1984: Important Quotes). Since war is supposed to be the opposite of peace, you would not expect the two to be grouped together. The same goes for freedom and slavery. Yet this completely contradictory slogan is accepted by everyone in the Party. As with the main character, the reader sees the…

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  • 1984 Peace Without War

    Elad Jeselsohn Peace Without War? Over the course of the history of the world, there have been times of peace and as well as times of war. There have been places of war and places of peace. That is true on the national level. Yet, on the personal level, to achieve one hundred percent peace in all aspects of one’s life is almost impossible. Throughout the majority of the book 1984, whenever Winston…

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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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  • 1984 Dystopia Analysis

    creates a “perfect” dystopia by using a futuristic setting, the fear of technology and by placing the main character in dissent with society.The novel deals with both the types of societies - Utopian and the dystopian,where they are opposed to each other. While the former imagines a model world which has been perfected by an ideal form of government, model citizens and absence of any form of false ideology or irrationality, whereas the latter give us a glimpse of a nightmarish future, where…

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  • 1984 Quote Analysis

    lies and you are constantly at war. Winston knows that anything the government tells him is a lie and that the war Oceania, the country Winston lives in, is constantly fighting is pointless. Winston later on meets a girl named Julia who he at first hates, but as she shows that she also sees the lies Winston comes to love her and they join a secret group called The Brotherhood that fights Big Brother, another name for the government. Winston tells us the reader that he doesn't enjoy to watch the…

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  • George Orwell's Relevance To Our World Today

    I believe that all throughout this novel people can get the same reaction as I get. This novel has so many truths that can be revealed. This novel may take place in 1948 but it’s still relevant to our world today because it can provide much information that can inform us how the world was, how it is now, and how it will be, that’s another reaction I get from the novel. I get another reaction that the way Orwell portrays the world in the time of 1948 can relate to how I live in this world today.…

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