Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

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The book, 1984 by George Orwell, is about the external and internal conflicts that take place between the two main characters, Winston and Big Brother and how the two government ideas of Democracy and totalitarianism take place within the novel. Orwell wrote the novel around the idea of communism/totalitarianism and how society would be like if it were to take place. In Orwell’s mind democracy and communism created two main characters, Winston and Big Brother. Big Brother represents the idea of the totalitarian party. In comparison to Big Brother, Winston gives and represents the main thought of freedom, in the novel Winston has to worry about the control of the thought police because he knows that the government with kill anyone who keeps secrets. Orwell gives his view on Big Brothers society by showing and describing it as a sad and dark place. The external conflict between the two rivals starts when Winston’s starts having intense thoughts about Big brother and writes them down in a diary. In this diary he writes about his resentment for big brother. Winston Smith is a middle class man who is in his late thirties. Winston is a current individual of the 'outer-party '(part of the lower class). Winston works for a section of the government in a building called the ministry of Truth (one of the four) where his job is to practically to rewrite history. The Government wants to change everything to seem like big brothers have it all under control and to put new ideas…
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