In the book, the government had set up a world of lies and deception, which people had to believe or else their life was at risk. However, there was Winston Smith, a unique man in this newly organized world that suppressed individualism. As the book progressed, the structure and plot of the story unveiled Orwells worry with the challenges Winston faced as he struggled to find the truth about the society he lived in. Book One uncovered how the government attempted to restrict any kind of expression to gain absolute control, but there are still strains of people who were unwilling to be subordinate to it’s power, such as Winston. Im the first few chapters, Winston, an seemingly ordinary worker in the Records Department took his first step of rebellion by writing in a diary.
(358) Because Truman had to devote much of his time to the research and writing of this novel, he wanted to be thorough. He was so proud of his work that he dubbe... ... middle of paper ... ...nent to every event, and the creative vision of an artist who can arrange his materials in such a manner that the reader is moved to pity, terror, joy, and sorrow. (237) Capote proved his excellence in writing by maintaining a firm grasp on his reader?s attention. In conclusion, In Cold Blood was a pioneer novel because it combined journalism with fiction techniques. It was very difficult for Truman Capote to write this novel because he had to gather massive amounts of data in order to make the book factual.
Winston Smith, the main character of the novel, lives life in apprehension. Winston knows that the government is wrong, and he knows what Big Brother is doing, but he knows if he ever gets caught thinking this way, he will be killed. The novel forms around the actions of Winston Smith as he navigates through a rough society while at time making the wrong choices. Winston works at the Ministry of Truth, in newspeak (the language spoken in Oceania), Minitrue. He works to rectify what Big Brother predicted to always make him seem correct.
Winston sees the tyrannical reign that the Party has over Oceania, mostly because of the lies that he helps feed the people, through his job of altering and “fixing” past records at the Ministry of Truth. In the novel, Winston grows tired of the Party’s dictatorship, and dreams of a revolution that will overthrow the government that he covertly detests. 1984 is an illustrious tale that has remained a relevant read to everyone, because of the excellent and eye-opening ideas found beneath its context. Orwell’s use of the theme of manipulation, universal role of characters, and impressive symbolism covers how this book is truly a classic piece of literature. The theme of manipulation in 1984 plays an important role throughout the novel in order to convey the narrative, and ultimately proves why it is a great and relevant work of literature.
In the grim city and terrifying country, where “Big Brother” is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind, Winston is a man in great danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. He knows the party controls people by feeding them lies and taking away their imaginations. The Pa...
Every you go they have eyes and ears on everything you do or say. This inserted fears into the lives of the people in thinking that The Party was right and in control. A perfect example of instilling fear in the people was when winston wrote in his journal “DOWN WITH BIG BROTHER”(18) and he started to panic because he as afraid the telescreen had seen what he wrote down. Telescreens were also used to put put false lies and news reports brainwashing the citizens of Oceania. The Party decides what exactly to tell the public even if it isn’t accurate.
His job: to rewrite the past so that The Party, specifically Big Brother, appears to be omnipotent. From as long as he can remember, he has despised The Party and what it stood for, although he doesn't reveal his true feelings to anyone around him. When Winston begins a torrid love affair with one of the young women in his agency named Julia, he finds someone else who shares in his beliefs. The two have several meetings throughout the book, in which they discuss their hatred for the government. They join a secret alliance called The Brotherhood, who's specific purpose is the end of The Party.
Winston knows that he is breaking the law of the Party and is afraid, but he still does it. “Whether he wrote DOWN WITH BIG BROTHER, or whether he refrained…He had committed—would still have committed…Thoughtcrime they called it. (19)” Thoughtcrime is a fear the Party is able to put in the individuals mine. This crime is another hinderer of the Party to keep individuals minds locked in the state they want them to be in, to keep the truth in their identity and the environment around them in a locked state and the Party and Big Brother are the only ones with the key. The Party operates society into thinking they need the Party because they need to get into what the Party has for them, which is nothing but control, and since the Party is the suppose to be the key society must come through them.
When John, a man from the reservation in Brave New World is brought to the new world he has difficulties fitting into to society because he is so used to the "old" way of doing things. In 1984 by George Orwell, the government of Big Brother is overbearing and all knowing which crushes freedom of speech and free thought. Big Brother easily edits history and tries to convince people that reality is something different. The main character, Winston can remember what life was like before Big Brother and when he first comes into power. The memory of his father being vaporized also serves as a catalyst for his hatred of Big Brother and leads him... ... middle of paper ... ...y 190).
who is the leader of a secret party that rebels against Big brother. Winston is stunned and beyond excited to receive the book and read all of its answers. O’Brian doesn’t really come back into play until the end of the book after Winston is caught and being tortured. When Winston sees O’Brian he is stunned still thinking that he was on his side and rebelled against the party with Winston. When Winston asks O’Brian when they got him.