1984 Essay | Class Structure in "1984"

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Class Structure in "1984"

Summary: In George Orwell's "1984," individualism has been completely replaced by class structure of a ruling "inner party" class, a middle "outer party" class, and a large lower class of workers. Any disobedience to these class structures is dealt with by a government police force.
In George Orwell's 1984, there is no individual. He portrays a society that is broken up into class groups, where the proletarians make up the majority of society (approximately 80%) and are the lower class. The middle class or outer party follows them who make up around 19% of the population. It is the inner party (upper class) that has the most control over Oceania and they make up around 1% of the population.

The inner party members generally work in administration, they look to Big Brother as their figure head and essentially run Oceania. They posses the most wealth in money and in material possessions.

Outer party members live in dull, grey flats and live off rations of food, clothing and other essentials. The inner party dictates their lives from birth to death, as they are always being monitored by the telescreens and are expected to participate in Party approved...

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