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How Is Language Important in 1984?

Summary: An analysis of the importance of language that George Orwell used in the early chapters of his novel 1984. Orwell's use of technique and stylistic devices create an intriguing and exciting opening to the novel, and the language he used engages all the reader's senses.
How is language important in 1984?

In this essay, I would like to analyse language and its importance in the early chapters of 1984, commenting on the techniques and stylistic devices that Orwell uses in order to create an intriguing and exciting opening to the novel. By analysing written and spoken language, I intend to give a perceptive insight into the reasons why certain words and structures have been chosen, and what effect they have on the reader.

Firstly, I would like to comment on the opening paragraph of Part One. Orwell's craft and guile with language is immediately noticeable; we are told it was a bright day, yet it is gritty and there is dust. These cleverly chosen words epitomise the whole novel - although there are occasional "bright" interventions (such as Winston's belief in O'Brien, and his sexual pleasure with Julia), it is as if...

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