Examples Of 1984 By George Orwell

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There are parallels between many pieces of literature and events or principles within modern day society, fact and fiction. Between some, it is significant and easy to see, though others it is harder to describe or analyze. An example of such parallels would be the high end satiristic novel written by George Orwell 1984. From the communistic entity, the forced working ability, and economic lead by a man who takes on the persona of god; this short novel represents the american culture and many cultures or what they can or will become. This story is a warning of what human beings are, at the highest dystopian standpoint.
In introduction, The foresight behind George Orwell’s book ‘1984’ was remarkable. Written in 1949, it was claimed as a
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World wars were erased from history, major inventions and other moments of success, were gone. As Churchill once said, “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”
Asking a group of American university students when the Declaration of Independence was written and the majority will not have a clue or asking them who Thomas Jefferson was and many won’t know. This is by design; explaining that modern education is focused more on feelings and the various ‘genders’ than it is the history of the country. Though history is always repeating itself, it is ignored or weakly taught in the public education system. This creates an easily manipulated and dependent society.
Relating to reality, in Orwell’s ‘1984’, it was not acceptable to have sex for pleasure, to eat chocolate or have an alcoholic beverage of high quality. This was intended to keep people from seeking out life’s pleasures and possibly losing interest, and loyalty, in Big Brother. Looking at things today, we have ‘sin taxes’. We are forced to pay a penalty for purchasing alcohol, tobacco and for putting gas in our vehicles (carbon tax). We are made to feel guilty for the damage we have apparently put on the earth for trying to get to and from work each day; even the size of soda drinks are regulated in some places.
Food and energy were rationed as well because, as in all communist nations, there wasn’t much to go around. While the government would lie to its citizens and attempt to make
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