Analysis Of The Novel ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

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The novel, 1984, composed by George Orwell, presents a frightening picture, where one government has complete control of the general population. The story takes place in London, England. The government that is made in the novel is controlled by Big Brother. In 1984, the protagonist, Winston, really despises the totalitarian government, that tries to control all aspects of his life. So many freedoms that we all need to live a happy and healthy life are being stripped away from the citizens of Oceania. Like the freedom to speak freely, the freedom of thought, and freedom of emotion. Human relationships are impossible to sustain because the state does not allow relationships. They are simply "comrades" who are in command of Big Brother.
From birth, the Party did not allow any emotion. The citizens were taught that engaging in sexual relations and experiencing passionate feelings for another was unacceptable. Julia shows up in this story as a free-spirited rebel who forms a romantic affair with Winston. How was removing sex from the lives of its citizens used to the Party’s advantage?
In chapter eleven of this novel, Julia says, "When you make love you 're using up energy; and afterward, you feel happy and don 't give a damn for anything. They can 't bear you to feel like that. They want you to be bursting with energy all the time. All this marching up and down and cheering and waving flags is simply sex gone sour. If you 're happy inside yourself, why should you get excited…
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