The Criticity Of 1984 By George Orwell

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George Orwell’s fictional novel about a totalitarian state explores what happens when your everyday life is constantly monitored, scrutinized, and subjected to false history. Orwell communicates the telling of this through the fictional “Inner Party” along with the tyrannical figure of “Big Brother”. The state of Oceania is under constant surveillance by the Inner Party, who persecutes those who show any trace of independent thought, or “thoughtcrime”. 1984 s subject matter is particularly important when considering its ban by two governments and their completely opposite worldviews. George Orwell, a pen name for Eric Arthur Blair, was born in 1903, Bengal, India. Orwell soon moved to England after his first birthday, accompanied by his mother and sister.…show more content…
Suppressing what they don’t like and forcing what they find acceptable down the people of Oceania’s throats. The censorship doesn’t stop there though, the party covers a much broader spectrum when it comes to censorship. The censorship of one’s thoughts, individuality, and lifestyles are all present under the parties control. You are forced to conform or be completely taken out of history, and existence(Orwell). Saying 1984 is controversial would be putting it lightly. Though what’s a good book without some controversy? Orwell must have known just how controversial his book would be at the time of writing, with tensions between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. rising, soon to become what is now known as the Cold War. The persecution that 1984 has been subject to all over the world is not without reason, for everywhere except the U.S. The book 's obvious depiction of a totalitarian Garduño 4 state justifies its ban in Communist Russia, but for all the same reasons it was banned then, it should be allowed in the U.S. public school system. The book could teach students about things that schools don’t teach enough of:
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