When Winston asks O’Brian when they got him. “They got me long ago” (Orwell 220). O’Brian helps torture Winston and try’s to get him to love big brother. Winston realizes that he lied to him and Winston is very hurt. O’Brian is so complex because at one point he may have rebelled against the party.
Winston is aware of the untruths, because he makes them true. This makes him very upset with the government of Oceania, where Big Brother, a larger than life figure, controls the people. Big Brother is the figurehead of a government that has total control. The Big Brother regime uses propaganda and puts fear in its citizens to keep the general population in line. Big Brother has a army of informers called thought police, who watch every citizen at all times for the least signs of thought that the goverment would not agree with(a thought crime).
Findley explains how, "…an agent of Churchill’s [was]-- playing on David’s [Duke’s] drunkenness to discover how deep his treason ran." (198) The Duke has become very manipulative in his schemes and people want to know what he plans to do next. Thus, the Duke of Windsor was very manipulative and created an alliance where many secrets were kept and where the only benefit of the war and alliance was all his own. Joachim von Ribbentrop is one of Hitler’s workers and whom Hitler has much trust in. He creates his own alliance to ensure that he will dominate the world.
He should truly love only the Big Brother – an icon and the dictator of the totalitarian Oceania. He finds a place where he believes he can secretly commit his crime of independent creative thinking. He needs to take this precaution because everyone is under a complete surveillance by the authorities through “telescreens” in their households. The phrase “Big Brother is watching you” constantly reminds the people of this through the propaganda system in this state. Winston’s rebellion continues when he falls in love with Julia, a woman he actually used to loathe.
Winston is caught up with the urge to become more corrupt. In any way that he could, Winston wants to stick it to the man: “No emotion was pure, because everything was mixed up with fear and hatred. Their embrace had been a battle, the climax a victory. It was a blow struck against the Party. It was a political act” (Orwell 126).
In the world of 1984, the country of Oceania is run by a figure known as Big Brother, a dictator type leadership. A man that goes my Winston sees through all of the lies and tries to fight back against this Big Brother and the party. In Orwell’s novel 1984 a so called hero, ‘Winston’ is supposed to be the one person that fights back against the party and Big Brother and even defeat them. George Orwell tried to make us believe that Winston was the saviour, but like every good story there 's always a tragedy. I believe Winston does infact fit this role of hero 's being failures, that the important thing is to have uttered the cry of rebellion that confirms one’s humanity.
A true man of terror, Joseph Stalin will be remembered in both Russian and world history as a tyrannical puppet master with a gun. Stalin was renowned for making people do what he wanted, while having a gun pointed right at them if they chose not to obey. He was a man so compelled to overpass the west's capitalistc countries, that he would stop at nothing short to achieve it. Driven by ambition and power, Stalin retained a tough Bolshevik mentality with a coarse heart. With the capturing of Stalin's son during the Great Patriotic War, Germany offered his son's freedom in return for the release of imprisoned German officials.
The party uses this technique to humiliate Winston and destroy his power of arguing and reasoning. Winston gives in and admits to all these crimes since he is afraid of further violence. Furthermore, Winston must understand to love Big Brother. At this point, O’Brien confesses to Winston that he is the author of Goldstein’s book. Winston continues to protest but then O’Brien shows him a powerful image which consisted of his own malnourished body.
For instance, in Lord of the Flies, Jack tries to overpower Ralph and his authority over the children. Jack stated '" I ought to be chief, " with simple arrogance..."(Golding, pg.22) Jack uses fear to force the littluns and some biguns to join his tribe of savages. Also, it is evident in A Separate Peace that Gene envies Finny’s athletic skills and tendency to get away with everything. The author explains that "The deadly rivalry was on both sides after all. " (Knowles, pg.54) Gene believes Finny effortles... ... middle of paper ... ...to.
The party controls the telescreen by broadcasting propaganda about Oceania’s military victories, economic production figures, the nation anthem, and the Two Minute Hate Films. “Big Brother is Watching You” (3) is a slogan that is always shown or mentioned using telescreens. This itself is intimidating and dominating. It makes Oceanians second-guess their actions; therefore having no free will. Especially, since the consequences of betrayal towards Big Brother are extremely severe such as room 101.