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The Oppression of Totalitarian Society in "1984"

Summary: George Orwell's "1984" demonstrates how citizens in a totalitarian society will succumb to living a life of oppression and slavery if they fail to think collectively with reason.
As with many controversial topics in life, there are always at least two schools of thought. The debate as to whether or not one person can make a difference in the world is no exception. There are two popular adages that have been used through out the years to argue both sides. "One person can make a difference" is an old saying that means each and every person has the ability to make a change in the world. The other maxim "You can't fight City Hall" is an old proverb stating that the common person is not able to influence the decisions of the government. One of the most famous and powerful satires written in the twentieth century draws similar parallels to the latter. In George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, he demonstrates how citizens of a totalitarian society will succumb to living a life of...

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