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The Party Of Oceania By George Orwell

- ... With this sort of surveillance in Oceania, it would be very hard for one to go against the party of think differently of it because they would almost certainly be in fear of their life. This puts a very heavy strain on the people and has a very positive impact for the Party and its control over the people. Third, in order for the Party to have primary control over its people’s thoughts and actions, the Party has its own department within the Party called the Thought Police. The Thought Police are tasked to watch over the people and make sure everyone is adhering the Parties strict rules about what everyone does and says....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- In George Orwell’s book, 1984, the main character Winston is forced to live where the government has complete control over him and the rest of society. The government watches and listens to the citizens 24/7. He knows things are not right and is hateful towards the way the totalitarian government is treating him and others. He is aware that the government is not right because he remembers the way it used to be before the totalitarian government. Because of this, he tries to rebel for himself and also the future generations....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- Symbols in 1984 Oppression from the government leads people to rebel. In George Orwell’s 1984, main characters, Julia and Winston, experience this first hand. The totalitarian society that they live in tries to corrupt them but proves unsuccessful. Throughout the novel, Julia and Winston encounter challenges that bring to the surface some symbols that represent the past, the injustice from the government, and the rebellion against the Party. The glass paper weight that Winston purchases in Mr. Charrington’s shop represents the perfect world that no longer exists....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Fear And Hysteria By George Orwell

- Fear and Hysteria in Society Rebellion, protests and freedom is a thing of the present day and to a certain extent is a given right, but what would society be like without control of the people and with a Gruesome leader such as Big Brother. In 1984 by George Orwell, Big Brother cuts of all sense of privacy and puts in secret police in their lives to keep control of order and construction in Oceania. False memories influence the way of life and creates three kinds of people, those who believe and honor Big Brother himself, those who go on with life day by day doing what their told and people like Winston and Julia who want freedom and happiness....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- In the novel Animal Farm, George Orwell shows the readers how language can used as effective weapon to control people.Orwell uses the animals in the Animal Farm to reflect the events that lead to Russian Revolution War in 1917. This book is about the animal’s life after rebellion and how totalitarianism was formed. The strong rhetorical skills and the manipulation of language in George Orwell’s Animal Farm grabs the attention of the readers very well and connects The Animal Farm starts when Old Major who is the oldest pig on the farm encourages other animals to rebel and take over the farm which is owned by Mr.Jones....   [tags: Animal Farm, Rhetoric, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Max Pfeiffer-Frederick Pre-AP English 1 March 19, 2016 Outside Reading Card – Animal Farm by George Orwell MLA Citation: Orwell, George. Animal Farm (Penguin Modern Classics). New York: Penguin Books Ltd, 2000. 2. Provide a detailed plot summary: The story begins on a farm called The Manor. The farm is owned by a guy named Mr. Jones. He is a mean man who treats his animals cruelly, and uses them for profit. For example, he drowns old dogs when they are no longer of use and he slaughters anything thing that will make him money and buy him more whiskey....   [tags: Animal Farm, George Orwell, The Animals]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Arne Tiselius once said, “We live in a world where unfortunately the distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly blurred by manipulation of facts, by exploitation of uncritical minds, and by the pollution of the language.” Animal Farm by George Orwell is a satirical parallel to the Russian revolution, in which a small group of pigs use their heightened intellect to deceive the intellectually inferior. In doing this, they obtained and maintained positions of power after the successful revolution of Animal Farm....   [tags: Animal Farm, The Animals, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- ... George Orwell illustrates the cold irony and double edged sword of irony. Orwell compares the narrator to the “conventionalized figure of a sahib” and shows that he himself doubts the meaning of his place and the necesity of imperialism. The comparison to the sahib, a term used to name aristocratic Indian rulers or lords, describes how the narrrator sees himself standing infront of these people as mere puppet and hollow conotation of what he is supposed to be. In the end, Orwell caves in to the unrelenting pressure of the natives and the imposing responsibility of upholding the white man’s honor, and he decides to shoot the elephant....   [tags: George Orwell, Burma, Imperialism]

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Brainwashing of Constituents in George Orwell's "1984"

- Eric Blair wrote the novel 1984 under the pseudonym George Orwell. The original title of 1984 was The Last Man in Europe, however, the title was changed for unknown purposes. It has been speculated that the change in title was done because it was a mere reversal of the last two digits of the year in which it was written. The novel was first received with conflicting acclamations and criticisms. Those who provided acclamation for the novel believed that it portrayed the impending possibility of the future and what it might bring....   [tags: George Orwell, 1984, government,]

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George Orwell’s 1984 and the Internet

- In the United States of America, over 85 percent of people use the internet more than once in a single day (Internet Society). Why is it that this sensation called the internet is becoming such a phenomenon. Simply because all the services that the internet has to offer, but how could this fantastic internet be composed of only positive services. Here’s what is kept in the dark. The internet, also known as cyberspace or interweb, has an impeccable memory. With this said, this means that the internet stores every piece of information ever logged in the depths of the web....   [tags: George Orwell, 1984]

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The Novel ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- ... That at any moment in this world you could disappear and be nothing. Almost as if no one cares and everyone is just there. In the world today this could be a concern in the uprise of social media. As technology advances people get less close to everyone around them. Just another thing Orwell wrote this book to warn people about. In addition to metaphysics, change is one of the most important ideas in the novel 1984. While there are other important ideas, change is essential because it 's always happening....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Big Brother]

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The Country Of Oceania By George Orwell

- ... Not me. Julia. I don 't care what you do to her. Tear her face off, strip her to the bones, Not me. Julia. Not me. “ (Orwell 286). This just goes to shows how desperately he broke down because of room 101 and O’Brian, He gave up the ‘Love of his life’ because of how bad the torture was. Breaking his only promise to Julia, not to betray her, was unavoidable, the government and party sooner or later always find out that everyone betrays, this is the sole purpose of room 101, to remove anything you love more than the party and replace it with Big Brother....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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The World Of Oceania By George Orwell

- In the world of Oceania, the government controls every aspect of their citizens lives. In this totalitarian state, the ‘party’ wants ultimate power over every one of its citizens. The party controls the past, the party controls the present, and the party controls the future. To maintain this status, the party employs a series of extreme tactics to ensure the removal of any citizens who might rebel against the Oceanian government. Through methods of manipulation and reality control, the people of Oceania are left with weak perceptions of reality and are denied the ability to decipher what is real and what is not....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Mind]

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Shooting An Elephant By George Orwell

- After analyzing the evidence shown in “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell, it becomes evident that the victims in this essay are the Burmese. The British imperialised Burma and took control of the Burmese, which in result created a bitter Anti-European stigma within Burma. The Burmese were jailed, forced to cram in the ill kept cages of their lock-ups, and beat with bamboos. They were thought to be worthless, as the British claimed that “an elephant was worth more than any damn Coringhee coolie” (5)....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, British Empire, Imperialism]

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The Book 1984 By George Orwell

- The book 1984 written by George Orwell, George explains what would happen in life if the government controlled everything, including the minds of the citizens. George does a fine job at this by using a lot of imagery in his writing, everything can be visualized. 1984 was written right after World War 2 ended. Orwell’s intentions on writing it were to insure that a future as controlling as the books would never occur. The reading takes place in the London but the country has changed to Airstrip One....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Ministry]

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A Schizophrenic Life By George Orwell

- ... It was their job to monitor a device called a telescreen and to hunt down anyone who betrays the government’s rules. In every home, business and street there was a telescreen. The telescreen was one of the ways the government is able to monitor the people. It was able to pick up speech and watch you on video allowing the thought police to plug in at any moment watching your every move and communication. The proles were on constant surveillance to make sure they were abiding the party’s rules....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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Animal Farm, By George Orwell

- 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....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Animal Farm, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Animal Farm, a novel by George Orwell, is a fable written to portray that a state of utopia can never be achieved. Orwell uses farm animals to allegorically represent a time in history when this is most true: the Russian Revolution. Readers follow the animals of Animal Farm, as they rebel against their master, Mr. Jones, and turn the farm into their own. A community of Animalism is achieved, where the animals work for themselves and no one but themselves. They quickly develop the maxim “four legs good, two legs bad” (Orwell 34) and come to the conclusion that “all animals are equal” (11)....   [tags: Animal Farm, Leon Trotsky, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Animal Farm in Depth Language is a double edged sword that can either empower or enslave, inspire or incapacitate, the various implications of language are practically limitless; Making language a significant medium to convey thought that is easy manipulate and can be left open for debate or interpretation. These characteristics of language contribute to its effectiveness in the sphere politics as language can also be used to example to obscure meaning or the true intentions of the speaker adding quite a deceptive nature to language as well....   [tags: Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Animal Farm Essay Lord Acton, the British historian once said, “Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.” In the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell, the author gives many examples of how power is used to manipulate and produce fear. In this book the main character, Napoleon, became a master of using various tactics to gain and maintain power over the rest of the animals. Napoleon used propaganda, manipulation and fear to gain more loyalty and power throughout the farm. Napoleon uses propaganda to persuade the animals in his favor and to change history....   [tags: Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Even those with the best of intentions can become corrupt when given power, as George Orwell so descriptively portrays in his allegorical novella Animal Farm. Animal Farm tells the story of a group of animals who, after living for years under the merciless rule of a drunk, careless farmer, one day rise up in rebellion. After driving the humans off their farm, the animals are left to create their own self-governed society. Based on the ideals of Communism, the animals’ gubernatorial structure at first seems appealing, promoting equality and a determination to create an independent, animal-only society....   [tags: Animal Farm, Leon Trotsky, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- ... By having complete control over Oceania the party is oppressing it’s citizens, which can additionally be shown with the ongoing war, and that “war is peace.” Illustrated with the image of a foreign solider that has been captured, and is behind bars, thus creating a sense of protection. The rationing attributed to the war, can furthermore create a sense of victory, and protection when the characters are given treats and everyday objects, such as chocolate and coffee. Which is why Orwell uses gustatory imagery to describe in detail the taste of these foods....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Government and Totalitarianism in "1984" by George Orwell

- 1984 by George Orwell is a very interesting book that has the power to lure the reader for a long time. Its cold and in a way scary tone, makes the reader feel as if he/she are really experiencing the events in the book. This means that the use and manipulation of the words are done in a unique way. This of course is George Orwell’s individual style. The novel has a number of up’s and down’s making the reader always be on his toes. Additionally the book has a numerous amount of themes and symbols, which help convey the world and atmosphere to the reader....   [tags: 1984, George Orwell, Totalitarianism, government, ]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- Imagine living under a complete totalitarianism government, where everything is controlled by the government, all political, social and economic activities. The movements by the people in the society will be monitored by telescreens, people who have thoughts against or who are speaking out against the party or government will be prosecuted by the thought police. In George Orwell’s book 1984, the party has multiple methods of how to control the people using big brother to create fear, the telescreens to watch the movement of the people in the society and lastly the thought police to prosecute anyone who is against/speaking out against Big brother and the party....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- In George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”, Orwell priorities the abuse of the Burmese people by the British Empire. Orwell uses the shooting of the elephant to the plight of the Burmese people and their unbroken will in some civil disobedience. The elephant represents a defiance of the British Empire. Also since he was seen as the figured head of the state he had to take action or ruin not only his own standings with the crowd but also with the face of the British Empire. When Orwell starts the essay he tells us how he was hated by the people....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, British Empire]

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Analysis Of The Novel ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- The novel 1984 by George Orwell presents the readers an image of a totalitarian society that explores a world of control, power, and corruption. The main idea of government control presents itself in the novel by protecting and listening to the people of Oceania. However, Orwell suggests giving too much power to the government is a mistake because eventually the decisions they make will not be about the people anymore but rather themselves. In 1984, the power and corruption the party has is overwhelming for the people....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- The novel 1984 by George Orwell was written as a warning to the world against the dangers of totalitarian government control and persecution of their people. This is still relevant today when we examine the way our government tries to regulate and control our lives. There is one constant item that will forever be in our lifetimes, which is surveillance… well, besides taxes and death of course. We live in an age where it is laughable to say that you’re alone and where privacy cannot be purchased with a set of sheets....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- ... "It 's a beautiful thing, the Destruction of words...Of course we use those forms already, but in the final version of Newspeak there 'll be nothing else. In the end the whole notion of goodness and badness will be covered by only six words – in reality, only one word. Don 't you see the beauty of that, Winston?"(1.5.23, Syme) Big Brother wants to narrow the range of thought in order for there to be no thought crime and give the people a reason as to why they need a totalitarian government. Today 's society creates acronyms or short phrases in order to communicate and use limited amount of vocabulary and communication skills....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of The Novel ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- In George Orwell’s novel, 1984, he develops a character that although never physically appears, has a great influence on the main character and some of the themes that are established. This absent character, by the name of Emmanuel Goldstein, holds a position of great significance in 1984, without stepping a foot into the action of the novel. Goldstein is the fuel to the controversial flame burning deep within the main character, Winston Smith, and the symbols connected with his name reveal the motifs behind the Party....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- George Orwell’s famous book 1984 is a dystopian novel written in the year 1949. Dystopian books are about a fiction world in which things may sound perfect to some people but not to all. In 1984 there are a few Unorthodox people and some who think about rebelling against the government and the leader Big brother, but only a few actually do it. Winston is a main character that works in the newspaper department changing all the news to what Big brother wants to hear. Julia works in the same building but on a different floor....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- Kaitlin Gleydura Mrs. Julian English IV-5 March 11, 2016 Deception in 1984 George Orwell’s novel, 1984, is a dystopian literary text that illuminates the tenets of totalitarian and authoritarian governance in most areas where the leaders seek total loyalty and near hero worship. It was published in 1949, but has since remained relevant because its details promoted authoritarian political constructs and the political leadership concepts that evolved in the globe over time. Set at Oceania province in Airstrip One, formerly known as Great Britain, the book displays an omnipresent government that institutes constant state surveillance on the people that it suspects to be a threat to its regime a...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- ... However, a bigger problem was about to happen for Winston. He was about to meet Julia, a problem and a hope all at the same time for Winston. He found her beautiful and enticing, she tempting him with a note “I love you” (108). This entire potential clandestine ‘relationship’ worries Winston, but she tempts him enough that he overcomes his fears of her being a spy and they engage in a forbidden sexual relationship. Julia unlike Winston is not interested in the wide spread uprising against the party....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's 1984

- ... We are able to picture a city in decay, houses only held up by beams of timber with patched windows, instantly emphasizing a dystopia under the dictatorship. Winston continues his description of London in the form of a question “…and the places where the bombs had cleared a larger path and there sprung up sordid colonies of wooden dwellings like chicken houses. But it was no use, he could not remember: nothing remained of his childhood…” (pg.3). Winston is questioning if he could remember a time in his early childhood when London did not appear as impoverished and desolated....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's 1984

- ... He wholeheartedly believes that there is a way to beat the Party; that there is a way to survive and hold on to whatever makes someone human. In 1984 free will and free thinking were extremely hard to come by. The Party was in control of every single thing their citizens were exposed to. They controlled the past, the present, and the future. Whoever is in control of the past; what is being said of the history of the world and how it came to be, those people are in control of how people see the present....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's 1984

- In 1984, George Orwell creates a communistic society where the government has all of the power over the people and continually exploits it in every aspect of their lives. Orwell has the government of 1984, the Party; utilize some distinct methods of ruling the masses that are largely effective. The methods mainly used are manipulating the naturally existing love and hate that people have. By exploiting these emotions, the people are filled with a sense of love and adoration for Big Brother, coupled with fear towards the enemy....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's Animal Farm

- Despite the United Kingdom’s alliance with the Soviet Union George Orwell, the author of Animal Farm despised Stalin; he felt that Stalin was an oppressive power in Russia, forcing his people through trials and tribulation that were completely unnecessary. Many of his constituents starved and faced exactly what he promised would not happen under his communist policy. George Orwell being a democratic socialist felt hostility towards Stalin’s greedy policy. Seeing its effect on his homeland, he was out raged and motivated to write the novel Animal Farm to properly criticize the Soviet Union....   [tags: Communism, Soviet Union, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Orwell '

- ... Winston the main character ponders, “For, after all, how do we know that two and two make four. Or that the force of gravity works. Or that the past is unchangeable. If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind and if the mind itself is controllable, what then?” (Orwell) Newspeak, the bureaucratic language announced in Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, “enables manipulation and its purpose is to narrow the understanding of reality.” (Orwell) Undoubtedly, the political aim of Newspeak is to “surround people in a conformist reality and to isolate them from the real world....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Newspeak, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Orwell '

- ... In other words, it keeps the citizens obedient and too distracted to focus on their actual living conditions. Not only that, it also makes it less likely for anyone to rebel against the Big Brother. “It is precisely in the Inner Party that war hysteria and hatred of the enemy is the strongest." Without that drive of outside hatred, people of Oceania would direct their hateful attitudes toward their real enemies: The Inner Party. Constant fear of propaganda keeps the masses at their toes with strong devotion to Big Brother and everything the Party stands for....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Ingsoc, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's Dystopian Novel

- 1984, George Orwell’s dystopian novel written in 1949 details a society, in which nearly all freedoms, including the freedom of thought have been taken away. The protagonist, Winston Smith meets Julia, a woman who he forms an extramarital relationship with. Together they believe they can take down “Big Brother”, a system implemented to control the populace, by joining a group of Rebels led by a mysterious man known as Emmanuel Goldstein. The entire plan falls through when O’Brien, the same man who “helped” Winston and Julia enter the organization, turns out to be a member of the “Thought Police” and works to capture the two....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Orwell 's 1984 By George Orwell

- “Who controls the past, controls the future. Who controls the present, controls the past.” This is the slogan that the Party conforms to in George Orwell’s novel, 1984. In this story, the citizens of Oceania are controlled and manipulated by a form of totalitarian government known as the Party. The Party withholds and alters the past to further their own goals and keep their citizens ignorant and under their control. Under totalitarian rule, all power is taken from the people and all knowledge is withheld or altered....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Government, George Orwell]

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The Themes and Motivations Behind George Orwell's 1984

- ABSTRACT Anyone who considers themselves a lover of good fiction must know who George Orwell is. Anyone who loves good cynical fiction has to have read his master piece, simply titled 1984. 1984 is a phenomenal tale of government gone awry, in its attempts to unify what’s left of the world, after the atomic wars waged in Europe. The story is based on Mr. Orwell’s fears of immensely powerful governments, especially totalitarianism. If you are a true lover and you have read the story, The next logical question one must ask themselves is, do we understand why he wrote this wonderful piece of work....   [tags: 1984, george orwell]

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Absolute Power Corrupts in "Animal Farm" by George Orwell

- Animal Farm, by George Orwell, was written to show how absolute power corrupts, just as Stalin’s power did following the Russian Revolution in 1917. In the allegory Animal Farm, each character represents a political figure from the days around the Russian Revolution. For example, Joseph Stalin is represented by a pig named Napoleon, Squealer, another pig, represents Stalin’s propaganda department, and the dogs represent the Secret Police (KBG). Using the nine dogs that Napoleon raises (intimidation), Squealer (propaganda), and manipulation, Orwell illustrates how Napoleon was able to gain and maintain control of the farm....   [tags: Animal Farm, George Orwell, ]

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Abuse of Power in George Orwell’s Animal Farm

- Often times in a communist society, a leader’s use of language can lead to abuse of power. In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the farm leaders, the pigs, use unknown language, invoke scare tactics, and create specific laws, thereby enabling them to control other animals, to suit their greedy desires, and to perform actions outside their realm of power. Because of the pigs’ use of broad language, implementation of scare tactics, and creation and manipulation of laws, they are able to get away with avoiding laws and convincing other animals into believing untrue stories and lies that are beneficial to the pigs....   [tags: George Orwell, Animal Farm]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- ... Winston’s hometown, London, is described to have houses with “their windows patched with cardboard and their roofs with corrugated iron” (Orwell, 5). By allowing the narrator to vividly describe the destruction caused by the party, Orwell helps the readers visualise the violent indoctrination that is placed on the citizens. He establishes the fact that the party is even willing to destroy cities, in order to get what they want. Imagery is used once again by the narrator to describe the torture Winston has to endure in room 101....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Big Brother]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- Hossam Hussein General Psychology Nineteen Eighty-Four, a novel 10/28/14 Hillsborough Community College Abstract In this book report, I have analyzed the novel 1984 by George Orwell. The concept of totalitarianism was practiced by the Party. As Winston, the protagonist, search for the answers about the history of Oceania; He stumbles upon a dark-haired, beautiful woman named Julia. They fell in love and had an affair together. Meanwhile, Winston had a belief that O’Brien knew what he thought....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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The Book 1984 Written By George Orwell

- ... Americans today are being brainwashed throughout the day and have no idea of the occurrence, much less as to when or why; Orwell tried to warn us about the consequences in his book 1984, but the audience has failed to understand the depth of his ideas or what his warning may have meant. In the society we live in today, a lot of Americans are worried about who the presidential candidates are and who will make the position of president. The media has the power to slander candidates with false stories in order to get the feedback they want from people....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Big Brother]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- “Freedom is Slavery” was a party slogan in George Orwell’s Book 1984, a powerful statement to the post World Wars survivors but also has powerful statements in the article Whales R Us. Here the Article describes an opposite point of view from the general consensus of Sea World. For example, when Sea World brainwashes their workers and customers to think and behave in a certain order. Therefore displaying textbook examples of Doublethink and Partyspeak that Orwell feared so much. In the same way, justifying animal cruelty in the name of training....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Animal Farm by George Orwell The story of Animal Farm takes place in a farmhouse, somewhere in England. The farm animals are property of the "cruel" and "evil" farmer Mr. Jones. Old Major, a wise pig, and one of the oldest animals on the farm, calls for a secret meeting to take place later at night. At the meeting, Old Major tells the animals about a dream he recently had. In his dream, he sees a revolution taking place against Mr. Jones, and the freedom of all animals. Old Major points out to the animals that the cause of their miserable existences is the tyranny of man, who is a lazy, useless creature who steals the fruits of the animals for his own advantage....   [tags: George Orwell]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Animal Farm Book Review Summary Animal Farm is a novel by George Orwell. It is an allegory in which animals play the roles of Russian revolutionists, and overthrow the human owners of the farm. Once the farm has been taken over by the animals, they are all equal at first, but class and status soon separates the different animal species. This story describes how a society’s ideologies can be manipulated by those in political power, to cause corruption by those in leadership. Plot The story begins with old major, a boar, who tells the animals of manor farm, his dream of freedom and life without humans....   [tags: George Orwell]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- George Orwell’s novel, entitled 1984, perfectly outlines a dystopian society. The word dystopia can be defined as an imaginary place in which everything is unpleasant or degraded. 1984, published in 1949, predicts a world where its citizens are greatly oppressed. The nation of Oceania is perpetually at war with the two surrounding powers, Eastasia and Eurasia, leaving the country a devastated war zone. Three elements created by Orwell in his book: the individual, the family unit, and the society, bring together a honestly frightening picture of a dystopian future....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Dystopia, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- The Emphasis of Characters in 1984 In today 's society, people love reading books because of the feelings that the characters can create. They allow people to connect and relate to their problems and challenges; however, some characters can represent the despair and destruction of the world around us. The book 1984, by George Orwell, is a dystopian novel written in the 1950´s. His book is a truly terrifying and intense story, which is brought to life by his characters. Orwell 's characters affect the course of the story because they represent the corrupt minds of the government, the idea of rebellion, and the psychological breakdown of society....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Telescreen, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- George Orwell’s novel, 1984, raises many questions through demonstrating what it would be like if the United States government, or any government, began destroying the language, building spies at a young age, changing history and creating rooms filled with torture. Language is a very important and powerful gift of thought and self-expression. It is the focal point for conversation and how we express our emotions; it is what sets humans apart from the animal kingdom. Without it what would we become as a people....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Newspeak, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- ... The primary reason the Party wants to eliminate differences in thought is to prevent unorthodox thinking, as unorthodox thinking preserves the use of logic and understanding. These two characteristics are needed in the more inventive side of society which includes entrepreneurship, engineering, and science. Goldstien 's book even proclaims that,“In Newspeak there is no word for 'science '“ (193). This further perpetuates how the Party relies on their citizen 's faultless idiocy. This means the outer Party is not subject to change....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' The Novel '

- No Way to Get out Utopian pieces, more often than not, emphasize a healthy environment in their idealistic societies. On the contrary, dystopian themed texts focus on a more restricted atmosphere which pounds supremacy over individuals of the community. The environment is a fundamental aspect in differentiating a utopia from a dystopia; where the atmosphere can represent joyful vicinity; or can be shown through a milieu of terror. This same approach is employed by many authors and directors such as George Orwell in his post-apocalyptic text Nineteen Eighty-Four....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Big Brother]

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Summary Of ' The Presence Of 1984 ' By George Orwell

- ... Our government has become hypocrites towards protecting personal freedoms and in a way betray the foundational ideologies of our nation’s constitutional promise. In addition, Rebecca Abrahams of the Huffington Post says that there are, “ vendors selling spy software […] marketed as a way to track employees, such as a product for employee monitoring made by Interguard.” Other than extorting personal locations unknowingly by companies, the shameful truth are that these types of software as legal to sell and that they can succumb towards abuse....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Newspeak, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- ... Through the Government’s thought control, forced conformity, and alteration of history, Orwell expresses the looming dangers of a totalitarian government. Through the power of words and slogans, “The Party” of Oceania is able to control its citizens through their own thoughts. The Party has created their own language, Newspeak, which eliminates unnecessary “emotional” words. Anything that could be interpreted as passionate, emotional, or expressive is shut down. These words are replaced with good, ungood, and doubleplusungood....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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George Orwell 's The Novel ' 1984 '

- ... Winston explained this phenomenon best in his journal, writing, “Thoughtcrime does not entail death: thoughtcrime IS death,” (27). Although the Party will punish all traitors, thoughtcrime is destruction in a more severe matter. Thoughts unleash all our personal information and we can not immediately do anything change them. Winston realizes that by committing a thoughtcrime he has exposed the most intimate parts of his personality. He knows that he is going to be prosecuted, but he ultimately cannot change who he his....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Newspeak, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- The outstanding novel 1984 by George Orwell, takes place in Oceania in the year of 1984. The people in the book are violated on personal levels, and nothing in their lives is private. Today, there are many things that our government does that relates to the government in the book 1984. On many levels, the government in the book could be classified as unethical. If you look closely at some of the things our government does today, you can see that our government is slowly moving towards the way people were treated in 1984....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Government]

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George Orwell 's Down And Out

- ... Eileen supported him throughout his career. The pair had an open marriage. He had a couple of dalliances while he was with her. After her death Orwell married Sonia Brownell in 1950. He was only married to her for a short while until he died.(Bio, Page-2) George did not have any children. While he was with Eileen they adopted a son in 1944. They named him Richard Horatio Blair after one of his ancestors. After Eileens death Richard was raised by Orwell’s sister Avril.Before Orwell became a writer he was barely making ends meet....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Animal Farm]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- 1984 by George Orwell Journal 1 Pages 1-70 1984 was written in 1948 and showed a egregious future.This Dystopian world consists of the nations of Oceania, Eurasia, and Eastasia. Winston Smith works for the Big Brother government and spends his days rewriting history for the good of the government. Even literature is being destroyed and being replaced by spurious versions. Also, every room has a telescreen that monitors people and gives terse information. The new language of this capitalism-hating government is called Newspeak....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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Controversy Over 1984 By George Orwell

- Controversy Over 1984 Have you ever imagined living in a world with restricted public opinions. It may possibly happen someday in the future. In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, he gives a visualization of how controlled life could possibly be if it was to occur. He fabricated a dictatorial leader, Big Brother, who is head of the mystifying Inner Party. This unknown party has entire supremacy over civilians and is able to monitor what the citizens are doing at all times by requiring a highly sensitive two-way telescreen in their homes....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Communism, George Orwell]

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Nineteen Eighty Four By George Orwell

- • In the novel second half of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, portrayed the consequences faced to those who don’t follow the laws laid out by The Party. • As O’Brien pretended to be against the party in order to gain Winston and Julia’s trust in him. • He asks " are you prepared to...give your lives... commit murder...commit acts of sabotage...cause deaths of innocent people...betray your country...and weaken the power of the Party?" (Orwell 179). • The significance of this is that O’Brien is trying to prove to Winston and Julia that he is against the party and these are some of the things they will try to do as a part of the Brotherhood to take power over the party....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Big Brother]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's 1984

- George Orwell, 20th century award winning novelist of 1984 wrote, “ He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” This quote was meant as a warning against totalitarian rule. Within the book 1984, the panoptic gaze instills a sense of fear within the people as even their language is altered to aid the Party in their mission to dominate society. The Matrix applies a much more literal reality of a panopticon, and the surveillance of humans goes deeper than just monitoring and swaying behavior, as their actions are all controlled and premeditated....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, The Matrix]

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Symbols Of George Orwell 's 1984

- ... When once you were in the grip of the Party, what you felt or did not feel, what you did or refrained from doing, made literally no difference. Whatever happened you vanished, and neither you nor your actions were ever heard of again.” This shows that Winston sees straight through these lies and knows that he is not doing the right thing in this society. He knows that there is more than what the party and Big Brother feeds him. Big Brother acts as the face of the party. He is also the leader of the corrupt society that Winston hates....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Ingsoc]

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George Orwell 's Animal Farm

- Why is individualism such an issue. Why is there destruction of individualism and dehumanizing in the world. Individualism is destroyed by the thirst of power and control of a corrupted government. George Orwell saw this corruption throughout his entire life and is reflected in his novels, Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Orwell believed that all humans should be treated with equal respect and dignity. In George Orwell’s two famous novels, Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, individualism is destroyed through absolute control, corrupt leaders and propaganda techniques....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Animal Farm, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Orwell '

- ... If the music was good to Hitler, then it was supposedly good to the public as well. Relating back to The Party’s music, it is created by the Records Department. Winston describes the department as “[a department]...whose primary job was not to reconstruct the past but to supply the citizens of Oceania with newspapers, films, textbooks, telescreen...with every conceivable kind of information, instruction, or entertainment…”(Orwell, 42-43). It is shown that the Party decides what is tolerated in terms of propaganda as well....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, World War II, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's Animal Farm

- ... For example, the fourth commandment states, “No animal shall sleep in a bed” (Orwell, Animal Farm 33). After gaining power, the pigs take over the farmhouse and started to sleep in the beds. To make sure the other animals did not question the pigs’ actions, the pigs changed the commandment slightly. Changing the commandments one by one is one way the pigs took away the other animals’ individualism. The animals depend on the pigs because they feel as though the pigs are their only way to a happy, free life....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Animal Farm]

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George Orwell 's Animal Farm

- ... At a point in the story, the pigs move into the farmhouse. The farmhouse is warm, full of food, and has nice beds for the pigs to sleep on. While the pigs are enjoying lavishes, the other animals are fighting over food and have to sleep on dirt beds. The only way the pigs got to live this way was through the sacrifice and hard work of the animals. This situation is similar to what George Orwell lived through. Orwell believed that there was no difference between the classes. Carlyle King said, “Their [liberal-minded Englishmen] standard of living, the standard of living of all Englishmen, was possible only by the organized robbery carried on in the colonial empire” (80)....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Animal Farm]

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George Orwell 's Animal Farm

- George Orwell’s Animal Farm is an allegorical novella of the Russian Revolution.In the novella, the farm animals, lead by the pigs on the farm, rebel against their owner, Mr. Jones, and his men as a result of mistreatment. Following the death of an elder pig named Old Major, two other pigs, by the names of Napoleon and Snowball undertake the role as leaders. However, in the climax of the rebellion Napoleon has the desire for total control. Therefore, having Snowball expelled from the farm. At this point Napoleon has absolute control on the farm....   [tags: Animal Farm, George Orwell, Novella, Conflict]

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George Orwell 's Animal Farm

- Power has always been difficult to equally share. Humans have struggled for centuries to balance authority evenly and have created complicated systems to try to overcome the problem. The Russian Revolution is amongst many to have tried and failed to raise a fair government. George Orwell’s classic novel Animal Farm portrays this event in history into a smaller scale, making it easier to understand. Having so much power is not always a good thing. Animal Farm proves this to an almost scary extent where the characters are mainly animals, not people....   [tags: Animal Farm, George Orwell, The Animals, Novel]

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George Orwell 's Dystopian Characteristics

- ... I cant be. I want to be brave and I want to be selfless, intelligent, and honest and kind.” He wants to be more than what he is. I think that they differ in some ways. They both want to be able to do things they are not aloud to do. Winston wants to write and Tobias wants to be each faction. Some differences are that since Four was the top of his class and didn’t choose a top spot for leader so he is not watched as much as the others. Winston on the other hand has to deal with coworkers and the telescreens always watching his every move....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Dystopia]

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George Orwell 's Animal Farm

- Animal Farm Essay - “Absolute Power Corrupts, Absolutely” Author, George Orwell published his novel, Animal Farm in the mid 1940’s. it is a dark, “Fairy story”, describing an imaginary society of animals living in a farm, under miserable conditions, being treated badly by the farm’s owners, Mr & Mrs Jones. Their rebellion under its rule and the creation of a new system of living leading to that new systems’ eventual decline. Whilst this fable is based on Orwell’s view of political systems of a totalitarian nature at the time, in particular communism, it is equally indicative of many other political systems that seek to control its population and not allowing individual freedom under its...   [tags: Animal Farm, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four]

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George Orwell 's Dystopian Novel

- ... The book by Goldstein expresses that “Big Brother is the guise in which the Party chooses to exhibit itself to the world. His function is to act as a focusing point for love, fear, and reverence, emotions which are more easily felt toward an individual than towards an organization” (171). Big Brother, the leader of Oceania, is fictitiously created for manipulation purposes since the image of Big Brother gives the general public the sense of there being one person to trust and believe in. Distractions enforced assists in the corrupt manipulation formed to fit the needs of society....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Government, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- ... This is very significant when talking about the struggle of power within the text. Orwell explains how he felt as if he were “an absurd puppet”, which means that the citizens are controlling and manipulating him. He feels that he doesn’t have a lot of control even though he is supposed to be an authoritative figure to the citizens. Orwell uses language and literary devices to convey the power imbalance between the police officer and the locals. He uses language such as, “absurd puppet” to show that the doll has no worth and no power, a puppet is always controlled by the puppeteer, who are Burmese citizens in this text....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, British Empire]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' The End Of His Mind '

- ... Despite this fact, the proles are not as restricted as those of the party, nevertheless they have the misfortunes to be stuck in amidst of a bomb zone. Those who lived in the proles are like those who lived in the 19th century as we know it now , but in a more administered way. ".. with the running of the Lottery, which was managed by the Ministry of Plenty, but he was aware( indeed everyone in the Party was aware) that the prizes were largely imaginary,"( Orwell,83) this example showcases the ministry 's control on the knowledge the proles posses.By mentioning the proles in the book George Orwell, makes use of the theme knowledge versus ignorance....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's Themes Of Power, Totalitarianism And Leadership

- ... 1984 is a dystopian novel written in 1949 and based in the fiction country of Oceania. The events take place within a totalitarian government where thinking has been restricted to enforce a more efficient society. The narrative follows Winston, a 39 year old member of the party working in the Ministry of Truth, during his prospective rebellion against Big Brother and the Upper Party. All conventional human rights have been removed from society, yet Winston begins to disregard regulations and begins a secret love affair with “the brunette” (Orwell, 1984, 1949)....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Comparing George Orwell 's ' Stranger ' And ' Shooting An Elephant '

- ... He started his essay by claiming a perspective on British Imperialism. He said that it is evil and against oppressors. He feels hatred and guilt toward both himself and “The evil-spirited little beasts” as he refers to the Burmese people. (195) His essay was base around his experiences with the people and the shooting of an elephant. As he face the elephant and the Burmese to show his courage as an officer. In the Swiss village Baldwin feels like he is discriminated. His feels lonely toward the Swiss villager....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant]

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George Orwell 's Animal Farm And 1984

- George Orwell was an author of a few successful novels including Animal Farm and 1984. Orwell lived a fairly short life of only forty-six years but created ideas that are timeless. In the novel 1984, Orwell showed just how terrible a life in control by the government really is. By looking at 1984, one can see that George Orwell included the themes of power and modernization because the government used technology to their advantage to take control of their own people. Eric Blair, better known for his pen name George Orwell was born in 1903 in the town of Motihari, India....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Nineteen Eighty Four '

- George Orwell was not just a great writer; he was a true visionary. Orwell was able to envision the gruesome future that was approaching. He saw how basic human rights and the idea of freedom could have been taken away by a controlling machine like government. Every action could be monitored and every sound heard. Being caught for nearly anything was punishable by either death or a multi decade prison sentence where you would be stripped of your personal identity even further. Nineteen Eighty-Four was his vision of this post-apocalyptic future we would arrive at on our current path....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- …When The White Man Turns Tyrant It Is His Own Freedom That He Destroys: A Critical Analysis Of George Orwell’s “Shooting An Elephant” Killing an enemy chips away at your humanity. It is human nature to long for acceptance within one’s community. Often, one is forced to sacrifice bits of their morals to achieve this acceptance. In “Shooting an Elephant” Orwell illustrates this concept by recalling an incident that occurred during his time as a British police officer in Moulmein, Burma. The task he was set to accomplish while here was the dispatching of a renegade elephant....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, British Empire]

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