1984 Argument

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George Orwell’s book 1984 is a very interesting novel. The novel is set up in Airstrip One. In George Orwell’s book 1984 it has many situations. One of the many situations are that some people refer society as “Orwellian.” What does Orwellian mean? Orwellian means, of or related to the works of George Orwell ( especially his picture of his future totalitarian state.) People believe that Orwell is realistic and say his work part of our society now. George Orwell was a writer in the twentieth century. He wrote about totalitarianism. What is totalitarianism? Totalitarianism is of or relating to a system or government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state. Also he wrote about dystopias. What…show more content…
People hear about Big Brother and Orwellian on the news and pretty much anywhere. Orwell was not aware that his book had such an impact on the world. People believe in his book, look up to Orwell and his book 1984. I believe that George Orwell’s book “1984” is as real as it comes. Personally I think that this is a realistic story because the of all of the camps and how people got into those camps. The other thing that is realistic is the amount of apathy the citizenry has, and the hopelessness of changing the situation. Even in a free country people find it overwhelming to oppose the government or even stand up for what they believe in. The main character in George Orwell’s book 1984 is a thirty-nine year old man with the name of Winston Smith. Winston Smith creates thought crimes, he also has anti-Party views. The story “1984” tells about all of Winston Smith’s struggles. In an effort to avoid being monitored, Winston physically conforms to society, however mentally he does just the opposite. Winston is a thin, frail and intellectual thirty-nine year old. Winston hates totalitarian control and enforced repression that are characteristics of his government. Winston hates being watched by Big Brother. He always has revolutionary dreams, he feels like he would be protected. Julia is Winston’s lover, a beautiful dark- haired girl working in the
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