Adolf Hitler And The Nazi Germany

1133 WordsMay 4, 20165 Pages
In the book 1984, George Orwell describes a world similar to that of the Nazi Germany. An assortment of parallels can be drawn between the totalitarian governments of Adolf Hitler and Orwell’s fictional “Big Brother.” Complete power, propaganda, and dehumanization are three main topics related to both Orwell’s novel and Nazi Germany. Complete power is achieved by the dictatorship and totalitarianism. Brainwashing in both cases uses tactics of propaganda and invasion of privacy. Dehumanization is created by torture and death of the weak. This ties directly with George Orwell’s dystopian, or an imagined place in which everything is grim, society in 1984 because Big Brother aimed to achieve the complete power by brainwashing and dehumanizing his people. To begin, the main idea of complete power is one that many rulers throughout history tried to achieve. The form of government that is controlled by one person or party is called a dictatorship. An example of this type of government in history is the government that Adolf Hitler employed in Nazi Germany over the course of his rule. Adolf Hitler created a microcosm in which he ruled with complete power over the Nazi Germany. Hitler’s Germany can also be considered a totalitarian government. Totalitarianism is a systematic government that knows no limit of authority and tries to regulate every facet of one’s life. ADD MORE ABOUT HITLER Additionally, Nazi Germany and Oceania are similar in the fact that both governments are
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