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There Is No I in Government: George Orwell´s 1984 Novel

- There is No I in Government George Washington once said, “Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.” With the ability to change society in vast directions, government is the controlling power of its people. Its power to control our nation’s economy and law are something to be feared. However, there are always more numbers in society than in government. Society is limitless, broad, and expanding....   [tags: McTeigue's V for Vendetta]

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Government Control, No Freedom in 1984 by George Orwell

- ... They were all required to watch a Two Minute Hate so they would dislike what the Party wanted them to dislike. The people could only see what the Party wanted them to see as no other channels they existed. In fact, the telescreens could not be shut off at all. Constant exposure to the Party’s beliefs caused people to be biased towards the government’s views. In this country, people hear, watch, and absorb news every day, but they do not always see or hear the presented bias. For example, Fox News is conservative-leaning and MSNBC is more liberal (Garrett 2&3)....   [tags: media, biased, research]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell: An Allegorical Satire

- Animal Farm’ is a novel by George Orwell which carries allegorical aspects. In other words, this novel is mainly focused on the Russian Revolution of 1917. Orwell has portrayed this revolution and the era of Stalin in the Soviet Union (USSR), in a satirical manner. Through out the novel, he has brought out a strong criticism about the power- hungry human kind and the way it affects a nation. “….No animal in England knows the meaning of happiness or leisure after he is a year old. No animal in England is free....   [tags: revolution, tyranny, greed]

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A Right to a Healthy Life in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- A Right to a Healthy Life “Socialized Medicine.” The term throws shivers through the American population. For some this brings great joy. They see a world where they can visit a doctor and get the medicine they need for little or no cost. Others, however, see a world of rationed care and long waits for procedures. “Socialism” is the term that bothers. It sticks deep in the American psyche, conjuring up images from the Russian Revolution and George Orwell’s Animal Farm. In Animal Farm, the animals experience a very oppressive leader, and it represents the cruelty of the Stalin Regime....   [tags: socialism, oppressive leaders]

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Big Brother is Watching You by George Orwell

- “Big Brother is watching you.” It is rare that a precautionary tale becomes a scarily accurate depiction of the world we live in. Yet with the recent controversy surrounding the NSA and unprecedented surveillance of citizens all over the world, George Orwell’s tale of a totalitarian super-nation that goes so far as to rewrite history as to keep its people in the dark has become increasingly relevant in the times since its inception. Though 65 years old, 1984 still serves as a stark reminder of the dangers of a government with absolute power left unchecked....   [tags: passive means, oceania]

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The Dangers of a Conscious Mind 1984 by George Orwell

- ... The reduced vocabulary in Newspeak allows the Party to easily control the minds of the members of the state. Moreover, the theme of manipulation is also present in the merciless torture of the citizens of Oceania, in the Ministry of Love. O’Brien clearly manipulates Winston by using his deepest fear to bend him into the quintessential Party member: “For you, [rats] are unendurable. They are a form of pressure that you cannot withstand, even if you wished to. You will do what is required of you” (339)....   [tags: culture stripped of free will & human dignity]

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Is Big Brother Watching You? George Orwell's 1984

- Is Big Brother watching you. Who is to say for sure and to what extent; although in present day, the potential existence of Big Brother, as showed in George Orwell's 1984, brings across a truly unforgettable and thought provoking moral and mystery puzzle. In today's society, citizens around the world struggle to understand and come to terms with the reality of 1984's real-world effects. Overall, I believe that the idea of government officials monitoring its citizens' movements and conversations without probable cause frightens people the most; it is certainly what concerns me....   [tags: monitored, privacy, government]

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1984, by George Orwell and the USA Patriot Act

- The novel, 1984, written by George Orwell, gives readers an insight to a possible frightening future where one government has complete and definite control of the people. But “control” might not be the term to describe such a rule. The Party dominates every aspect of life. There is not a single thing that is not under the Party’s rule. Feelings, history, language, statistics, and even human nature are submissive to the Party. They corrupt the mind so much that there is no longer a line that separates truth from a lie....   [tags: 1984 is Now]

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Two Themes in George Orwell's Animal Farm

- As William Dawson, essay writer for Omnibus three says: “This is one of those rare books that is entertaining and funny, yet teaches serious and important insights about man and God’s world.” (Dawson, 2006) This analysis will be focusing on two themes of Animal Farm by George Orwell. Firstly, on the danger of ignorance, and secondly how violence and fear were used as a means of control. These two themes are important to be able to recognize; as they are definitely happening in our world quite a bit today....   [tags: literary analysis]

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Winston Smith in The Novel 1984 by George Orwell

- “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.” Quote from the writer of 1984, George Orwell, who fixes upon the concept that the year 1984, will be governed by totalitarianism. He conveys to the reader a brief overlook on how an Oceania citizen, reacts to a highly demanding party. Winston Smith, the protagonist of the novel, reveals to the reader two different sides of his character; one of which displays loyalty, and the other which questions the power of Big Brother....   [tags: oceania, democracy, totalitarianism]

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The Depictions of Imperialism in Shooting an Elephany by George Orwell

- ... When a man is killed by the outraged elephant and the Burmese people follow the police officer on his way to the elephant he realizes that the Burmese expect him to shoot the elephant. He knows it would not be right to kill the animal because of its worth and because it has started to calm down and would be the tame, harmless animal it is used to be. But under the pressure of the crowd the police man does not see leaving the elephant alive as an option because it would make him look weak and he might get laughed at if he gets attacked by the animal....   [tags: police, autobiography, experience]

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Characters, Theories and Principles of George Orwell's Novel 1984

- Through out the course of history there have been several events that have been a pivotal point which has molded the behaviors and thoughts of this century. A lot of notable activist and authors wrote stories and speeches about how they believed that this day and time would be like. A lot of these views were very accurate surprisingly. In the novel 1984 author George Orwell gives his vision on how he believed that the countries would be like if they kept going the way they were.This report will give you a brief rundown of the characters, theories and principles of this novel along with some of my personal insight of the novel....   [tags: 1984]

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A Demolished Society in George Orwell´s Novel: 1984

- Written in 1948, George Orwell’s “1984” shows the negligent actions of a government within a dystopian novel. Orwell depicts a dictatorship society where the government uses mind games, and even an altered past, to misguide the country’s citizens. Due to a lack of individualism, people act in accordance to the commands of the government and the concept of family ceases to exist. Throughout the novel, the citizens’ minds are psychologically altered in order to maintain a solid, totalitarian society....   [tags: Government, Dystopian, Society]

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In George Orwell's 1984, Big Brother is Everywhere

- What Big Brother Is Really Doing According to Google Big Brother is “A person or organization exercising total control over people's lives.” Not only is Big Brother seen in George Orwell's novel 1984, Big Brother is also seen everywhere in our every day lives. Our modern day form of Big Brother, is our government system. They way our U.S. governs with all its new technology and advances, we are never truly a lone. Our every move is constantly being watched. The difference between our modern day Big Brother and the Big Brother seen in 1984 is that our version wants to help keep us safe, not brainwash us to achieve total power and control....   [tags: north korea, brainwash, government]

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Reasons for the Societal Failure in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Animal Farm by George Orwell, tells the tragic story of what happens when the oppressed farm animals rebel drive out Mr. Jones the farmer and attempt to rule the farm themselves on an equal basis. What the animals seem to have aimed at was a utopian sort of communism, where each would work according to his capacity respecting the needs of others. Here the venture failed and their plan for a perfect society becomes a nightmare. There are many reasons for their failure but the main reason is Napoleon and his followers, the next reason is the animals in the farm haven’t the co-operation to work as family and the other reason is the animals who have the strength do not go against the injustice...   [tags: communism, co-operation, injustice]

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Theme of Power Corruption in Animal Farm, by George Orwell

- Power can have the persuasive action in undoing the moral ethics of one’s character. This can be seen throughout history, such as World War II and proven by the actions of Napoleon in the allegory, Animal Farm, by George Orwell. As Lord Acton said “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” In history what was viewed as a villain or wrong doer is never the same as the perception. A leader does not begin wanting to do wrong, they start with the best intentions, but power is a tricky thing, showcased in Animal Farm as Utopian ideals but with failed practices....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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The Clash of Themes in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- The novel “Animal Farm” written by George Orwell revolves around the themes of dreams, hopes and plans. In the novel these themes clash with one another and bring out the turmoil in the novel. The writer has carefully chosen the appropriate characters which are helpful to bring out these themes. The animals in the farm, who insanely fallowed the dreamy utopian concepts which promised them a world of which everyone works well with each other and is happy, finally trapped and enslaved by the same concepts they fallowed....   [tags: totalitarian, rebellion, education]

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The Political Satire of The Novel 1984 by George Orwell

- In the words of Bob Dylan, “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” It is ironic how this saying profoundly explains the political satire of the novel, 1984. Living under a tyrannical system, no one is safe in the novel, including 39-year-old, Winston Smith who lives in a society where he is taken away of all his rights and freedoms, in which even a tiny facial gesture can be deemed a detriment to society. 1984, written by George Orwell, depicts a dystopian future, where freedom and individuality are lost to totalitarian government systems like “Big Brother” and “The Party” who brainwash society through inhuman tactics of psychological and physical control forcing its citizen...   [tags: surveillance, privacy, space, control]

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The Path to Tyranny in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- The novella Animal Farm is certainly one of the best examples in literature of how a society transforms into tyranny. This particular piece of art brings to light a problem that every society stumbles upon, a problem that cannot be avoided. Of course, it is the problem of governance. George Orwell, living in the very tumultuous and uncertain times, observed the tendency of some countries to move towards totalitarianism. And by writing Animal Farm, he wanted to show what societies would look like, if this trend were taken too far....   [tags: governance, tyranny, society, suffocate]

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The Political Cycle Depicted in George Orwell's Animal Farm

- The novel I choose to read for this assignment was Animal Farm; by George Orwell. This novel discusses how things like greed, wealth, corrupt leaders, and shortsightedness can destroy any chance of a Utopia. These qualities are shown mostly through the pigs, as they start to take control they lose sight of the original 7 seven commandants upon which Animalism was created. As the pigs become more powerful the other animals slowly start becoming less aware of what is really taking place. The pigs are were pretty much destroying whatever shred of animalistic society they had left and replacing it with a cold hard dictatorship in which all the beliefs that made animalism were changed to the pigs...   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Character and Character in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Have you ever agreed to something in a group you would never agree to alone. First off, let us say that you enjoy soccer and participate on a team. Someone in a group one day states that soccer is “gay,” or not as good as another sport such as football. If you were to look around, many people would begin to agree, and eventually so would you. Why. As shown through the character versus character conflicts in the book, Animal Farm, by George Orwell, the reasoning and ideals of a group are much easier to manipulate than that of an individual....   [tags: group, individual, ideals, manipulate]

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The Power of Time: Animal Farm by George Orwell

- The Power of Time In George Orwell’s Animal Farm farm animals drive their cruel owner out to have independence. After this rebellion, the pigs being naturally smart take the role as leaders. The pigs are able to keep their rule because they take advantage of the animals’ horrible memory and lie about the past in order to benefit themselves and sustain a better rule for the future. The pigs are taking advantage of the animals’ inability to comprehend what is going on to make it seem like Napoleon was planning the exile of Snowball....   [tags: manipulation, totalitarian government]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell: Research Paper

- ... Stalin’s Secret Police were an immense part of his control in Russia. Also known as the NKVD, they were formed during the Russian Civil War. They were mainly in charge of identifying those against Stalin, and making sure they were arrested. The country was so afraid of the threats of Secret Police that Stalin had complete control over the whole country. They had control of prison guards, fire departments, and even the police in Russia were under authority of the Secret Police. During World War II, they were in charge of almost everything....   [tags: power, metaphor, russian revolution]

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Alienation and LonelinessThe 1984 Novel by George Orwell

- George Orwell's 1984, uses betrayal as a method to further the feeling of alienation and loneliness. “In walks these three girls in nothing but bathing suits (Updike 430).” The opening of the short story written by John Updike, called ‘A&P’, immediately creates a sense of bewilderment. The setting the author uses as the backdrop is very essential to the story and helps with understanding the main character’s decision to eventually quit his job at the end. The protagonist and main character is Sammy, an employee of the A&P....   [tags: sammy, betrayal, ideologies]

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Totalitarian Government in George Orwell´s 1984

- In the novel 1984, by George Orwell he writes about the dangers and at the possibilities of what a totalitarian government could possibly be like. He confronts us with a dystonic world with no liberty or privacy. Big brother, the all-powerful has total control over everything, including people lives, education and way of living. In the novel everyone is always in constant fear, paranoia, nervousness of been exposed, arrested and vaporized. Vaporization is a form of torture used by Big Brother to reeducate a person they deemed as the guilty on how to be a proper and loyal citizen....   [tags: citizen, vaporization, powerful, fear]

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Status Quo in George Orwell´s Animal Farm

- ... Although, it may seem Squealer is employing a lie that is a long-shot he employ a sub-technique. The context before this quote shows Snowball as a character that would never associate himself with humans, less Jones. Squealer makes a powerful declaration and seems credible by adding specific details. Both the claim and its evidence are false as he never shows the documents to the rest of the animals (an act with relation to democratic right that all citizens must be informed). Through his speeches, Squealer is able to fuse his lies with hints of other sub-techniques, thus misinforming his audience....   [tags: satire, leaders, propaganda]

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Totalitarian Society in George Orwell´s 1984

- Although the internet has been one humanities most important and groundbreaking inventions, it creates a totalitarian society. With the internet comes the ability to tap into an infinite net of knowledge that is available to anyone with a device that can connect to it. However, with these vast benefits also come grave dangers. The internet poses a large threat to individual privacy and freedom of expression that has existed in the United States for hundreds of years. The brains of humans are being re-wired with the ‘external brain’ that has been forced into our lives....   [tags: internet, ideas, society, connect]

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Commandments of a Society, as in George Orwell´s Animal Farm

- A great deal of people can agree that most government is corrupt, or has lots of problems in its system. For example, we’ll take Animalism from the book, Animal Farm. Animalism ran off a set of seven commandments, which the animals followed. These commandments stated that creatures with only two legs were enemies, and creatures that stood upon four legs were friends. The commandments also prohibited animals from taking part in certain human activities, such as wearing clothes, sleeping in beds, and drinking alcohol....   [tags: Rules, Law, Government]

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1984, by George Orwell and Brazil, by Terry Gilliam

- The book 1984 and the movie Brazil are very similar in some areas and different in others. The main characters in each story share almost identical traits, views and actions. Aside from the main characters being parallel, other aspects in the novel and movie are comparable. The two main subjects are depicted in each are government with absolute control and the people living under it. The novel and the movie portray how life or the future would look like if the government had absolute and complete control over citizen’s lives....   [tags: Similarities, Literary/Film Analysis]

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Power in George Orwell´s Animal Farm

- How did the pigs’ rise to power affect the other characters in the story. In George Orwell's sattire Animal Farm, one can see how the pigs’ rise to power affect the other characters in the story in that it affected their health, economic system, and rights. The first way that the pigs’ rise to power affect the other characters in the story in that it affected their health. The farm animals lived to work, and the work seemed worse now than it did when the humans were around. As the author explains that, “they were generally hugry, they slept on straw, they drank from the pool, they laboured in the fields; in the winter they were troubled by cold, and in the summer by flies” (Orwell, Anima...   [tags: pigs, health, economic, system, traits, rights]

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Analysis of George Orwell´s Animal Farm

- ‘Animal Farm’ is considered as one of George Orwell’s most popular and enduring works. Utilizing the form of the animal fable the short novel chronicles the story of a group of barnyard animals that revolt against their human masters in an attempt to create an Utopian state. Orwell satires the rise and decline of socialism in the Soviet Union and the emergence of the totalitarian regime of Joseph Stalin. The key members of the Russian revolution are parodied as farmyard animals: Trotsky as snowball and Stalin as Napoleon....   [tags: Politics, Communism, Utopia]

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Equality in George Orwell´s Animal Farm

- ... Actually, their law system that they started at first had on the 7th Commandment the words: “All animals are equal (Animal Farm, 25).” When time passed though, the situation changed. Happening slowly but surely, the pigs on the farm began to claim all the possessions, and wickedly began to undo the rights of the other animals, putting themselves up as masters. At first, it started in nothing more than taking the milk that the cows produced for themselves, insisting that since the pigs did the strenuous brain work, they needed the high nutrients of milk....   [tags: communism, revolt, tyrannical, authority]

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George Orwell’s 1984 - Mindless People

- Occupations are important in order to be successful in life. One needs a source of income and a way to provide for one’s families. Some people work at home, some people have a schedule when one leaves at a certain time each day and return home at the same time each night. One gets comfortable in one’s work but does one take time to ask oneself why one is doing it. If an occupation does not help society or have any real purpose then is it really a useful occupation or is it just a bunch of mindless activity....   [tags: 1984 Essays]

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Analysis of George Orwell´s Novel: 1984

- “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” When ‘60s folksinger Bob Dylan spoke those words, he might very well have been lamenting the conditions described in George Orwell’s 1984. The novel depicts a totalitarian dystopia, Oceania, where there is no personal freedom and residents are being constantly brainwashed. Without sense of any personal fairness, people work for a ubiquitous political party, grinding out their various duties like gears in machines. In order to attain this, the political leaders in 1984 suppress people’s thinking and eliminate their freedom....   [tags: Dystopia, Totalitarian, Language]

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George Orwell´s Big Brother Analysis

- In society today for the most part, people are free to speak freely, connect with friends and family and stay in touch with what’s happening in everywhere. It’s not unusual think that everyone enjoys the same rights and privileges but in reality this is not so; in some parts of the world speaking one’s mind could result in death, broadcast agencies are forced to have their reports approved and leaders strategize wars and alliances like seasoned chess players. This might all sound very disheartening but is in fact tame compared to the literacy works and ideas conjured up by English author George Orwell in his novel 1984 which depicts fictional life under the cruel and all seeing “Big Broth...   [tags: censorship, freedom of speech, politics, rights]

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Analysis of George Orwell´s Animal Farm

- one of the leaders of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin like Napoleon was not a good speaker, cared deeply about power, and he killed all that opposed him. They both were extremely great at promising wonderful lies. One huge conflict that I discovered while reading this novel is over power, the human beings versus the animals on the farm and later in the story the animals versus the other animals. The animals and the humans are always fighting each other. The pigs were trying to convince other animals not to take orders from the humans....   [tags: Russian Revolution, Mimic]

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Generation All About Me: George Orwell

- "Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it." George Orwell, the famous English author, once said. The question, though, is Generation Y going to be moving our society forward or making our society worse. Generation Y thinks that they are the smarter generation and are the best, but they wouldn't be the way they are, if it was not for the Baby Boomers and Generation X. The generations before them are the ones that taught and influenced us....   [tags: generation x, generation y]

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George Orwell, Book Jacket

- Eric Arthur Blair, known as George Orwell, was born in 1903 near Nepal in the Indian Village Moithari. "This is exactly what he tried to do: he tried to change himself from Eric Blair, old Etonian and English colonial policemen, into George Orwell, classless antiauthoritarian." (www.k-1.com) His two most famous work were Animal Farm(1943) and 1984(1946). Other books he has written have been Why I Write, Road to Wigan Pier, Down and Out(which was almost destroyed), Burmese Days, The Clergyman's Daughter, Homage to Catalonia, and Coming up for Air....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- George Orwell's, Animal Farm, depicts how power can corrupt society. If one person receives too much power, one will most likely lead up to dictatorship. To exemplify this idea, Orwell uses a farm to represent a society and the animals inside to portray the people. Orwell's use of the pigs and animals are also an analogy that people sometimes act as 'mindless pigs';. Orwell makes the reader realize just how bad a society of dictatorship can really be. The initial theme of the novel is, 'power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.'; Power, in a sense, is bad because with power, there is responsibility....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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1984 by George Orwell

- 1984 by George Orwell Some readers have felt that, even allowing for the bleakness of the times in which he lived, Orwell’s vision in Nineteen Eighty Four is excessively grim and pessimistic. Explore various aspects of the novel from this perspective, explaining how far you would agree with such a view. Orwell’s views throughout ‘1984’ are grim and pessimistic in relation to his personal experiences and how he interprets the world, as we know, and what it may become....   [tags: Papers]

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1984 by George Orwell

- 1984 by George Orwell George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is the ultimate negative utopia. Written in 1949 as an apocalyptic vision of the future, it shows the cruelty and pure horror of living in an utterly totalitarian world where all traces of individualism are being abolished. This novel was composed to denounce Hitler?s Germany and Stalin?s Russia and to create a warning to the rest of the world. It takes the reader through a year in the life of Winston Smith as he transforms from a rebel to a fanatic of totalitarianism....   [tags: Papers]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- In the novel Animal Farm, George Orwell told the history of the Russian Revolution by using a farm and its members to symbolize major characters and their actions in Russian history. The author used compelling similarities between the familiar faces of history and the animals on the independent farm. Throughout this composition, you will be shown Joseph Stalin’s contributions and how they are related to the actions of Napoleon from the novel Animal Farm. When Vladimir Lenin died in 1924, there was a struggle for power over Russia between Trotsky, who symbolized Snowball, and Stalin, who symbolized Napoleon....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- Pigs walking on two feet, horses and sheep talking. This is how George Orwell satirizes human nature in his classic novel Animal Farm. Animal Farm is an allegory of the Russian Revolution of 1917. The title of the book is also the setting for the action in the novel. The animals in the story decide to have a revolution and take control of the farm from the humans. Soon the story shows us how certain groups move from the original ideals of the revolution to a situation where there is domination by one group and submission by all the others....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- The Importance of Squealer Sly, greedy, and crafty are just a few characteristics that describe Squealer in the book Animal Farm by George Orwell. This pig is also a messenger, an actor, a great persuasive speaker, a follower, and an outstanding liar. He’s nimble, he’s clever, he’s manipulative and most of all he’s sneaky. Squealer uses his intelligence to persuade the other animals on the farm into doing what Napoleon wants, even if they don’t really want to do it. He uses his craftiness and cunning to persuade the animals into thinking that he is on their side and he’s doing all he can to help them out....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- Absolute power leads to the corruption of government. In Animal Farm, when a group of mistreated animals rebels against their cruel farm owner, two intelligent pigs on the farm take it upon themselves to lead the animals jointly. However, due to the animals' greedy co-leader Napoleon who dominates that power, the pigs' leadership turns into a corrupt power-hungry government that causes the entire farm sysem to collapse. In order to secure a life of luxury for Napoleon and his fellow pigs, Napoleon (with Squealer as his spokesman)uses language that intimidates, language that distorts the truth, and language that appeals to the emotions of the animals in order to manipulate gullible animals of...   [tags: story and character analysis]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- George Orwell's Animal Farm As the production opens, a group of political refugees begin to tell the story. But they gradually convert themselves into an amazing range of characters, so vividly portrayed that your believe yourself to be actually in the novel. The inspired acting company uses their bodies and heavy boots to create the animals in this acutely physical production. Animal Farm was performed at the Lowry end on, a direct suggestion that we were about to be told a story....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- The Power of Words In 1946 George Orwell wrote the novel, Animal Farm. In this book, Orwell takes advantage of language and words to criticize the effects a totalitarian Russian regime, while some of his characters in the novel use the power of language and words to control a farm that at first, was a great democracy. In Animal Farm, language was a control mechanism, used to encourage, fool, and manipulate. Though language was mainly used for personal gain in this novel, Old Major used language for the opposite reason....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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George Orwell's 1984

- The intellectual Winston Smith is a member of the Outer Party, lives in the ruins of London (the "chief city of Airstrip One", a province of Oceania), who grew up in the post-World War II United Kingdom, during the revolution and the civil war. As his parents disappeared in the civil war, the English Socialism Movement ("Ingsoc" in Newspeak), put him in an orphanage for training and employment in the Outer Party. His squalid existence consists of living in a one-room apartment, eating a subsistence diet of black bread and synthetic meals washed down with Victory-brand gin....   [tags: 1984 Orwell]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- Animal Farm was written by George Orwell. The purpose of the book was to mock the Communist state of Russia. The genera of the book is Political Science and Political Fiction ( if there are those genera), because it deals with the world of 1947 politics mixed in with fictional characters (animals) that talk. The target audience of this book is age 12 and up or anyone that can understand world political issues. The book was not hard to read, in fact it was a very direct book. There was one problem about the book, it was hard to identify who was the narrator of the book....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- Title: Animal Farm Author: George Orwell SETTING The story takes place in South England on a Manor Farm owned by Mr. Jones that was overthrown and renamed Animal Farm. I feel that the setting entirely changes along with the name of the farm. M CHARACTER SUMMARY Old Major - An old boar that dreams of a better life and incites the animals to overthrow man. He is the inspiring force behind the Rebellion and founding of Animal Farm. Snowball - A young, intelligent, persuasive, and important boar known for his oratory skills....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- Animal Farm George Orwell 4-19-02 Book Review # Plot Summary George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a political satire of a totalitarian society ruled by a mighty dictatorship, in all probability a fable for the events surrounding the Russian Revolution of 1917. The animals of “Manor Farm” overthrow their human master after a long history of mistreatment. Led by the pigs, the farm animals continue to do their work, only with more pride, knowing that they are working for themselves, as opposed to working for humans....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm

- In George Orwell's novel Animal Farm he writes a fairy tale with a meaning. In other words, it is about a bunch of animals living on a farm that decide to rebel against all humans starting with running their owner off by attack. This is compared to the Russian Revolution which is what I will be talking about in the paper. I will state which animal played which role and compare the animal to the person for whom they portray. The book starts off with hopes of an empire where everyone is equal and the unfair unjust leader is thrown out....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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The Invasion of Privacy in 1984 by George Orwell

- Nineteen Eighty-Four was meant to bring the mid twentieth century reader a novel full of intensity, love, and manipulation but also brought something greater than all of these things. Nineteen Eighty-Four created a way for people to look into a future created by Orwell himself, a future that slowly became a reality in the years since it was written. One reality is that personal space and privacy is never granted in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Every citizen is always being watched by their peers, the Thought Police, Big Brother, and the Party....   [tags: futuristic events, individualism]

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Humor in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- ... In the book Animal Farm, the writer depicts the ‘bourgeouis’ or working class as vain, lazy, cowardly, materialistic pony named Mollie. Mollie like the bourgeouis, was not very dedicated to the revolution. Orwell establishes this in the first few chapters when Mollie begins posing questions like “Will there still be sugar after the rebellion?” and “Shall I still be allowed to wear ribbons in my mane?” Like Boxer, Mollie is not given a grand set of qualities. Orwell describes her as vain. “Mollie refused to learn any but the six letters which spelt her own name”....   [tags: boxer, mollie and napoleon]

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Themes in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- ... The novel does not condemn tyranny, but instead shows the terrible side of it. The novel not only portrays the dangers of having a tyrannical ruler, but also the dangers of a naïve working class. The novel isn't told from one specific animal's point of view, but rather from the common animals as a whole. The animals are loyal and hardworking but also very gullible. One of the reason the pigs were able to take control so easily is because of the animals, which represents the working class, was so gullible and they believed anything the pigs told them....   [tags: Tyranny, Deception, Communism]

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George Orwell: Sociopolitics of the 1930's

- Orwell was an accurate analyst of social conditions in the 1930s in communicating issues of unemployment and social perceptions existing after the detrimental international economic halt provoked by the Wall Street market Crash of 1929. Leading into The Great Depression, Orwell gives a first-hand account of the living and working conditions of the working-class in Britain, gaining insight into ideologies different from what he had been taught in his middle-class upbringing. In his account, the economic upheaval in Britain provides a basis for social issues to be addressed through a physical engagement with the working-class....   [tags: Social Studies]

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George Orwell

- George Orwell Many writers use satire techinques to attack areas of life they didn't agree with. Satire is a cunning way to express their opinions. Some of these works today are considered masterpieces and works of art. One writer who was a genius at incorporating beliefs in his writings was George Orwell. Commonly known by his pen name, George Orwell was an English novelist and social critic (Wadsworth 866). Orwell was born in Begal, India and was later educated in Eton, England. He was the son of Richard Blair an opium agent and his "much younger wife" Ida....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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George Orwell

- George Orwell Eric Arthur Blair was born in 1903 at Motihari in British-occupied India. While growing up, he attended private schools in Sussex, Wellington and Eton. He worked at the Imperial Indian Police until 1927 when he went to London to study the poverty stricken. He then moved to Paris where he wrote two lost novels. After he moved back to England he wrote Down and Out in Paris and London, Burmese Days, A Clergyman's Daughter and Keep the Aspidistra Flying. He published all four under the pseudonym George Orwell....   [tags: Papers]

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- George Orwell Eric Arthur Blair was born in 1903 at Motihari in British-occupied India. While growing up, he attended private schools in Sussex, Wellington and Eaton. He worked at the Imperial Indian Police until 1927 when he went to London to study the poverty stricken. He then moved to Paris where he wrote two lost novels. After he moved back to England he wrote Down and Out in Paris and London, Burmese Days, A Clergyman’s Daughter and Keep the Apidistra Flying. He published all four under the pseudonym George Orwell....   [tags: History Biography Biographies Essays]

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George Orwell

- George Orwell is one of the most famous authors of all times. He led a hard life, And fought a serious illness which eventually killed him. He has a wide variety of works. Some of the most famous works are Animal Farm and 1984. There is three evident Characteristics contained in his works, These are: simplification in his stories, sympathy for the working class, and using his own life experiences. George Orwell was a famous author who wrote many novels and essays. His real name was Eric Author Blair....   [tags: essays research papers]

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GEORGE ORWELL

- GEORGE ORWELL George Orwell also known as Eric Arthur Blair lived from 1903 - 1950. He was a British writer who wrote documentaries, essays, and articles. He was born in Motihari, India. Orwell was educated at Eton College in England. From an early age Orwell said, " Perhaps the age five or six, I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer." After Orwell did not win a university scholarship at Eton College he joined the Indian Imperial Police. He served with the Indian Imperial police in Burma from 1922 - 1927....   [tags: essays papers]

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- In this Essay, I will present the Life and the works of George Orwell who offers a portrait of a political writer whose major themes are man and his state, surely among the most significant issues of the 20th century experience. The most important thing to know before the beginning of this Essay is that Orwell identified himself as a democratic Socialist and a “political animal”, deeply involved in the crises and movement of his day. In order to illustrate George Orwell as a political writer, we will mostly support the thesis with the most appropriated Essay: “Politics and the English Language”....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- George Orwell George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903, in Motihari, India. The Blair's were relatively prosperous civil servants, working in India on behalf of the British Empire. Blair would later describe his family?s socioeconomic status as "lower-upper middle class," on comment on the extraordinary degree to which British citizens in India depended on the Empire for their livelihood; though the Blair were able to live quite comfortably in India, they had none of the physical assets or independent investments that would have been enjoyed by their class in England proper....   [tags: Writing Biography Biographies Essays]

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George Orwell

- Eng. 12 Essay #3 Revision Save Face Or Do What’s Right. In the essay "Shooting an elephant" George Orwell describes an incident he had while working as an Imperial Police officer in Burma. An elephant had gone out of control and was loose in a town. He was forced to make a decision on whether to follow the will of the local people, or to save the elephant's life. Orwell knew it was wrong to kill the elephant. He had not wanted to from the beginning. He had brought a gun just in case he might need it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903 in Motihari in India, which was at that time part of the British Empire. His family was not very wealthy and like most middle-class English families of that time, their livelihood depended on the Empire. In 1907, his family returned to England. His parents managed to send him to a private school in Sussex and when he was thirteen, he won a scholarship to Wellington. Soon after that, he won another scholarship to the well-known public school, Eaton....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Biography George Orwell

- Most people have very strong political views, but not everyone can express their political opinions like George Orwell. Orwell got to express his opinions in his writings. He wrote about the sociopolitical conditions of his time. For a man whose career started as a dishwasher, he came a long way to be known as the great author he is known as today. In this paper George Orwell's early life, his variety of jobs before becoming a writer, his many successes and failures and some of his best known novels and critiques of them, and his sad death will all be discussed....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George Orwell Biography

- Eric Arthur Blair was born on June 25, 1903 and from the start, he was a very pragmatic boy. born in India from a family that was considered upper class, he was able to observe plenty of poverty around him and the way the British enforced Imperialism on the Indians. At a young age his mother and two sisters moved back to England in seek of a quieter life. Blair was always good at school and earned a scholarship to Eton College, a prestigious British School. After his studies, his family could not afford a University so he went back to India to become part of the Indian Imperial Police....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George Orwell's 1984

- George Orwell published 1984 in 1949, the same year that the Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb. The arms race that followed the Soviets' development of nuclear weaponry quickly escalated into the Cold War, which raged for the next four decades as the enormous ideological gulf separating capitalism and democracy from totalitarianism and Communism led to mutual hatred between the United States and the Soviet Union, the world's most powerful nations. During the long decades of the Cold War, perhaps no book better captured the moral objections against totalitarian Communism than 1984, written by Orwell originally to warn the world of the dangers of authoritarian regimes....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George Orwell's 1984

- 1984, George Orwell Winston is the unfortunate victim of a totalitarian society gone haywire. In Oceania 1984, the Party has complete control over every aspect of its citizens&#8217; lives. Telescreens that monitor their movements are found in every house and apartment. If a member of the Thought Police catches you so much as gritting your teeth during one of Big Brother&#8217;s speeches, it&#8217;s off to the Missionary of Love to be interrogated about your partaking in a conspiracy against the Party....   [tags: essays research papers]

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George Orwell's 1984

- It is always difficult to try and adequately define a utopian world. By definition, a utopian world is a perfect one. Unfortunately, the word perfect is notoriously relative and subject to individual interpretation. One can therefore not say that the perfect world has no murder, no crime, no alcohol, or any other such social malaises because of the possibility that someone in the world might require them for their own definition of perfection, and therefore, their definition of a utopia. It is for that reason that one cannot ever fabricate a universal definition of a word like utopia beyond the most simplest: a world where everyone is happy....   [tags: American Literature]

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George Orwell's 1984

- Thinking back into history, many important events have occurred in history since the publication of 1984 by George Orwell in 1949. In no specific order there would be the Holocaust, The creation of the United Nations, NATO (North Atlantic treaty Organization), and even The Iron Curtain being established. After 1984 was published huge events also occurred in history. There was the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Korean war, the Vietnam War, the creation of the Berlin Wall, and the destruction of the Berlin wall, Joseph Stalin dies, and Khrushchev gains power....etc, etc....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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George Orwell and Animal Farm and 1984

- George Orwell and Animal Farm and 1984 George Orwell is only a pen name. The man behind the classics Animal Farm and 1984 was named Eric Arthur Blair and was born to a middle class family living in Bengal in 1903. Eric Blair got his first taste of class prejudice at a young age when his mother forced him to abandon his playmates, which were plumber's children (Crick 9). He could then play only with the other children in the family, all of whom were at least five years older or younger than Eric (Crick 12)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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- George Orwell and Jimmy Cross Character Comparison In the two short stories, Shooting an Elephant and the Things They Carried there are certain similarities and differences that George Orwell and Jimmy Cross hold. Each character in the short stories has there own different situation they are in, but they both are in a foreign land and they both have to take orders and do what there country is asking of them. However, even though each situation is different they both deal with some of the same emotional issues throughout each story....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Symbolism in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Symbolism in Animal Farm by George Orwell The novel Animal Farm is a satire on the Russian revolution, and therefore the book is full of symbolism. General Orwell associates certain real characters with the characters of the book. Animal Farm is as important to the political and social events of the world today as it was in 1945. George Orwell’s attack on totalitarianism and the governmental abuse of power is an outlet for adolescent sensitivity to authority, injustice, inequality, and the need to rebel....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Allegory in Animal Farm, by George Orwell

- George Orwell wrote the novel Animal Farm. Orwell uses the genre of allegory to illustrate his satirical views of the Russian Revolution. As Britain and Russia were allies during the War, Orwell was forbidden to straightforwardly express his opinion. During the Second World War, George Orwell wrote the novel “Animal Farm”. Orwell uses the genre of allegory to illustrate his satirical views of the Russian Revolution. As Britain and Russia were allies during the War, Orwell was forbidden to straightforwardly express his opinion of Stalin and the Russian Regime so he uses animals as their representatives, instead....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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The Warnings in George Orwell's Animal Farm

- George Orwell's Animal Farm George Orwell's goal in writing the novel Animal Farm was to portray the events surrounding the Russian revolution that took place in 1917. Orwell's tale of Animal Farm is seemingly a story of how a group of farmyard animals plot to overthrow their owner and seize control of the land. The novel seems to be a simple story, however Orwell wrote this book as an allegory, a story that has a clear secondary meaning beneath is literal sense. Everything in Animal Farm is used to represent people and events that took place during the Russian revolution from 1917-1939....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Themes in George Orwell's Animal Farm

- George Orwell’s allegorical novel, ‘Animal Farm’ addresses many notions involved in the Russian Revolution, a catastrophic failure in the eyes of the world. A dictatorship set up in the stead of communism, an endless stream of lies and propaganda, as well as political agenda that had saturated the Soviet. It retells of the emergence and development of Soviet communism in a fable form; ‘Animal Farm’ allegorizes the rise of power of the dictator, Joseph Stalin and the revolution started by the people of Russia, which, in the end, destroyed and betrayed the people of Russia....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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General Commentary of 1984 by George Orwell

- General Commentary of 1984 by George Orwell George Orwell's dystopian (a fictional place where people lead dehumanized and fearful lives) vision of the year 1984, as depicted in what many consider to be his greatest novel, has entered the collective consciousness of the English-speaking world more completely than perhaps any other political text, whether fiction or nonfiction. No matter how far our contemporary world may seem from 1984's Oceania, any suggestion of government surveillance of its citizens -- from the threatened "clipper chip," which would have allowed government officials to monitor all computer activity, to New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's decision to place security camera...   [tags: Papers]

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Movie the Matrix and George Orwell's 1984

- Movie the Matrix and George Orwell's 1984 Neo was now surrounded by people just like him who were searching for answers as to what the Matrix is. As they were sitting around the table, Mouse turns to Neo and says, "To deny our impulses is to deny the very thing that makes us human." During the Agent Simulation Training with Morpheus, Neo follows his impulses and turns around to look at the woman in the red dress, Mouse's proud creation. Neo was only following his human instincts. Of course, Mouse's statement would only be true for all humans if we were actually allowed to have impulses....   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays]

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- George Orwell's 1984 takes place in Oceania, a country ruled by English Socialism (Ingsoc) and an all-powerful organization known as the Party. For most people, there is an inadequate supply of goods, and everything is ugly and tastes horrible. Winston, the main character, constantly wonders if the past was better. In the society he lives in, there is no love, trust, or friendship. Although these people live in a world like this, revolt is impossible because man is no longer human. An example of this lack of humanity is the relationships the people have with one another....   [tags: essays research papers]

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