Compare And Contrast 1984 And Animal Farm

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Have you ever felt so hopeless in our world and society, like there is nothing being done, or even too much. George Orwell 's books, 1984 and Animal Farm, end with a feeling of despair and hopelessness. In 1984 ,a novel by George Orwell, the book ends with Winston sitting at a cafe writing two plus two equals five. Winston throughout the book is struggling to find a way to have his own thoughts, but not reveal to the party what his thoughts are. Eventually Winston is caught for thoughtcrime and taken into the ministry of love where he is tortured until he loves big brother. In Animal Farm ,a novel by George Orwell, Animals take over a farm because of their unfair treatment. The pigs are perceived as the natural leaders, because of the smart…show more content…
In 1984 Winston has to destroy and change documents that are incriminating to the party. Winston does not express and desire to expose the party for what the are doing in fact, he does not seem to care at all. “ Winston dialed ‘back number’ on the telescreen and called for the appropriate issue of the Times, which slid out of the pneumatic tube after only a few minutes’ delay. The messages he had received referred to articles or news items which for one reason or another it was necessary to alter, or, as the official phrase had it, to rectify”(1984 38). This displays how Orwell wanted the reader to feel disinterested in this passage. He wanted to express the pedantic and dull way Winston felt towards his work. How Winston was destroying evidence that could prove the party 's guilt, but he just treated like it was another day at the office. Winston does not seem to have an opinion on the subject. This bleak outlook that Winston has, is forced upon him, and becomes normal. This turns into a grim atmosphere, that establishes that dystopian civilizations can control lives and minds. In Animal farm the tone is very different it perceives the idea that the animals are in pain, and care about the government deceiving them. There is a time in the book that Napoleon kills a group of animals for siding with Snowball. The other animals are stunned by the massacre and are very…show more content…
Irony is shown through two characters changing into what they never wanted to be. Tone is used overall through the stories and in different ways. Anaphora is used extremely contrastingly in both books, but create the same effect. Hopelessness thrives in dystopian societies and Orwell successfully created hopelessness in these two

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