Examples Of Big Brother In George Orwell's 1984

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The novel 1984 by George Orwell is an american classic that examines the power of one paramount leader in an ultimate dystopian society. A common citizen Winston Smith, struggles with the oppression in Oceania, and fights for his freedom by rebelling against the government. Big Brother is the face of the party and controls all of the power in Oceania, he is resembled as a God-life figure that all must worship. Behind Big Brother the rest of the power lies among the thought police and the party. The people among this category although has little, still has some power in which they become very high on the social ladder. Coming in a far third is the main character Winston Smith and the common people. The citizens of Oceania obtain little to none power and make up 85% of the population. At the bottom of the power chain is the proles and the so called “Brotherhood”, Orwell portrays Winston's hope in the proles as “a mystical truth and a parable absurdity”. The proles are ultimately powerless and present the horrors of the IngSoc society. In George Orwell's 1984, he explores power between characters to establish an indisputable government. Power in Oceania lies in the hands of one face, Big Brother. Ultimately Big Brother has complete control over everyone, he comes before the party, and before the government. He is unable to be overpowered, because he contains all the power. With lots of power and control as well is the party, they have more ability than all of the common
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