1984 Essay | George Orwell's 1984: A Book Summary

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George Orwell's 1984: A Book Summary

Summary: In "1984", Orwell creates a society of rebellious characters, cities in ruin and an oppressive, totalitarian government lead by Big Brother. It is a world in which ignorance is bliss.
In closing, George Orwell's novel 1984 uses strong descriptions to get his ideas across. His ideas represent what he thinks life could become like in fifty or so years if dictatorship is allowed to continue. Tyrannical governments could surface, cities could be in ruins and radicals could be prosecuted for simply thinking rebellious thoughts. George Orwell describes these ideas through an oppressive, totalitarian government, decrepit living situations and rebellious characters.

The times of 1984 prove to be discouraging, to say the least. A tyrannical ruler, an oppressive government and never-ending war keep spirits down and rebellious hearts futile. Big Brother is the dictator of the nation of Oceania. He is said to be ever-present, as the mantra "Big Brother is watching you" (Orwell 2) is plastered on billboards and other forms of public notice. The totalitarian government controls the people of Oceania through Reality Control, or "doublethink." For...

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