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Essay | How "1984" Relates to 20th Century European History

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How "1984" Relates to 20th Century European History

Summary: A review of the book classic novel "1984" by George Orwell and how it relates to European history in the 20th century.
The book 1984 describes a future society in which Winston Smith lives as a member of the Outer Party, the organization which rules the state of Oceania, where Winston lives. The year 1984 is an arbitrary year, since Winston cannot be sure of the past or present, due to the fact that the Party and Big Brother are in the continuous process of manufacturing history, much like revisionists, in order to control the minds and the memories of the citizens of Oceania. Orwell describes the citizens in Oceania as "cut off from contact with the outer world, and with the past, the citizen of Oceania is like a man in interstellar space, who has no way of knowing which direction is up and which is down" (164). Winston eventually falls in love with a fellow Party member, Julia, which is implicitly forbidden by the Party, and...

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