1984 Essay | The Orwellian World Presented in 1984: Possible or Not?

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The Orwellian World Presented in 1984: Possible or Not?

Summary: In his novel 1984, George Orwell successfully depicts a society in which its government serves as the dominant controlling force, from the government's seemingly oxymoronic saying "Freedom is Slavery, War is Peace, Ignorance is Strength" to the actions of the feared Thought Police. As people today are more free-minded, intelligent, and aware of their surroundings, such a terrible, controlling environment is unlikely ever to materialize in the modern world.
Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell, focuses primarily on one man, Winston Smith, and his plight against the Orwellian world and its government. This harsh and heinous world is shown by the government being the dominant controlling force in the overall human community. The government can be considered a totalitarian government because it exercises absolute control over every shape and form of life for its citizens, including Winston Smith and every other character introduced throughout Nineteen Eighty-Four. The story takes place in a super-state known as Oceania, which is constantly at war with the other super-states of Eastasia and Eurasia. Although the Orwellian world, which includes an intense control of all people, is portrayed successfully in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, the sheer concept of an Orwellian world occurring today is extremely unrealistic.

"Freedom is Slavery, War is Peace, Ignorance is Strength" (Orwell 4) is...

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