Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

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1984 The book that I chose for my first book report was 1984 by George Orwell. The story begins by introducing a man named, Winston Smith, a simple man from the country known as Oceania. He lives in a small flat within London, on the Island known as Airstrip One. Winston is a part of the outer party, which is a part of the ruling party within Oceania, and is a low ranking member who works for the Ministry of Truth as a propaganda officer. The people of the ruling party are constantly being watched, and their actions and thoughts are under strict control by the government. Thoughts specifically are very important to the party and the thought police, a policing agency that analyzes individual’s thoughts, and are dedicated to controlling what party members think about. Winston makes a conscious choice to go against them by beginning his own personal journal and starts his journey of rebellion against the party. As a propaganda officer within the Ministry of Truth he works to control all information that circulates within Oceania. While working at the Ministry of Truth Winston encounters a man named O’Brien who interests him very much, and he begins to believe that he and O’Brien share similar views towards the party. As Winston continues to work and live in London he also begins to run into a dark-haired girl several times at work, and while he is wondering through the city. This peaks his interest and he soon becomes suspicious of this, because he believes she may be a spy or
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