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    Winston Smith: A hero of 1984 A hero is a person who stands out from the rest of society and tries to save others. A hero does not have to be in a cape and a mask and possess super powers. A hero has to be determined and brave and act as a leader. In the novel 1984, Winston Smith would be defined as a hero. Winston lives in a very controlled and strict country where they all believe in “Big Brother”. “Big Brother” is the icon of the country and everyone follows and believes each thing he says or

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    George Orwell and Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four "On each landing, opposite the lift shaft, the poster with the enormous face gazed from the wall. It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran." (Orwell 4 "Nineteen"). George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four presents a negative utopian picture, a society ruled by rigid totalitarianism. The government which Orwell creates in

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    Winston Smith Bravery

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    contains a large number of characters, each with their own set of traits that make them unique to the story, however, the protagonist, Winston Smith, despite being a regular person, shows the bravery, fatalism, and passion that no other character in Orwell’s novel does. One of Winston’s more distinguishable traits is his bravery. This is shown to be characteristic of Winston because he decides to go against the Party willingly, despite working for it. The Party knows that there are people who are against

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    Utopian Societies in Literature

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    after it is all said and done. Winston Smith and Sam Lowry are essentially antiheroes who both work for fascist governments, and the paths that these two antiheroes take leads them to similar ends. In fact, the great similarities between the two plots lead to great similarities between the two heroes. The comparisons between Sam Lowry (Brazil) and Winston Smith (1984) are evident throughout both works. Their lives, in general, are quite similar. Winston Smith lives in a tiny, run-down apartment

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    1984 by George Orwell, is about the external conflict between Winston Smith and Big Brother; and the internal conflict between the two ideas, democracy and totalitarianism. Orwell wrote the novel to show society what it could become if things kept getting worse: he sensed of the expansion of communism when he wrote the novel. The conflict between democracy and totalitarianism at the year of 1945 created two characters, Winston Smith and Big Brother, in orwell's mind. Big Brother is the embodiment

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    and talked about their ideas about the parties, they would realize that their way of life had not always been like this, ruled by the Inner Party. The Inner Party controls everything that the people in their society does, thinks, says, and acts. Winston Smith, the main character of this novel, begins to realize that he has thoughts from his past and that the...

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    government. The story 1984 is about Winston Smith an average person who lives on airstrip one in Oceania, which used to be London, England. The ruling government of Oceania is IN SOC, which is a totalitarianism government. The author George Orwell wrote this book to warn people about the negative effects of a totalitarianism government. In the first section of the book, it tells about Winston's job changing the past and present news for the government. Winston belongs to the outer-party and is suppose

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    Nineteen Eighty-Four is a compelling novel, written in the period just after W.W.II. It details the life of one man, Winston Smith, and his struggles with an undoubtedly fascist government. The book is set approximately in the year 1984, in which Winston's society is ruled by a governing force known as "The Party". At the head of this government is a fictional figure known as Big Brother, to whom all citizens must love and respect. In this society, privacy and freedom do not exist. People are

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    Ethical Dilemma In 1984

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    would become internally numb. In 1984, Winston Smith opposing Big Brother along with the society he lives in results in many moral and ethical conflicts for himself and who he surrounds himself with. Winston is constantly trying to decide if the problem is within himself, or the world he lives in. These conflicts include the danger of independent thought, the morality of revolting, and the ethical implications that come with his love interest, Julia. Winston faces immense danger whenever he gets

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    1984 Slogan Analysis

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    In the Novel 1984 by George Orwell you find the protagonist Winston Smith in a harsh, pessimistic world. He lives in a society ruled by a totalitarianism governmentx which gives its people a twisted idea of freedoms. The party's slogan is “War is peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is strength”(ch1 pg87).-incorrect format These slogans create a feeling of hopelessness and paint a picture of desolation for the reader. A society constantly contradicting itself, yet somehow keeping its people perfectly

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