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1984

Summary: A review of George Orwell's novel 1984, which sends a chilling warning of the dangers of totalitarianism and the importance of education. Infusing the novel with a dark, bleak tone, Orwell intended to scare the reader as well as warn of a future that could occur if technology is used in a fraudulent manner. Orwell also warns of the dangers of absolute power and, to a lesser extent, the importance of knowledge and history.
Throughout the novel 1984, George Orwell sends a chilling warning of the dangers of totalitarianism and the importance of education. He creates an extreme example of a world where "Big Brother is watching you", sexual pleasure is eliminated and the mind loses the capacity to think logically.

Winston Smith, the main character, is a member of the ruling party in the nation of Oceania (Britain has taken over many countries and been renamed) and works a 90-hour week. Everywhere Winston goes, even his own home, the Party watches him through telescreens; everywhere he looks he sees the face of the Party's seemingly omniscient leader, a figure known only as Big Brother. The Party controls everything in Oceania, even the people's history and language. The Party is in the process of forcing the implementation of an invented language called Newspeak, which prevents rebellion by eliminating all words related to it and it...

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