Francess Kargbo. Mr. Bond-Theriault. 2Nd Period. 22 March
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22 March 2017
1984 By: George Orwell
From a new historicism , and psychoanalytic criticism view.
“Big Brother is Watching You”
As the future nears, most of humanity is starting to realize that “2+2=5”(. There is manipulation that occurs constructed by the government to control every aspect of reality, technology taking human jobs, those who control the present write history, social hierarchy, and wars that have no purpose. 1984 by Eric Arthur Blair is known by his pen name, George Orwell may not have just been a postmodernism science fiction novel, but even a warning from his disillusionment present and Orwell’s fear of it’s coming in the future. George Orwell used his gift of…show more content… That too was a gesture belonging to the ancient time. Winston woke up from his dream with the word “Shakespeare” on his lips”(Orwell pg 31) In Winston 's dream it was the meaning of the gesture that attracted him representing human potential her throwing away her clothes symbolized the chains that condemned them to the Party and Big Brother. This reflects Orwell’s loneliness for all these years and the dreams were his salvation and through them he didn 't feel lonely anymore. In a repressed society such as Oceania dreams seemed were the only private thing Winston could hold on to. Anything expressed to paint Oceania in a bad light would be wiped out of existence. Privacy was non-existent from the telescreen, to the kid spies, to neighbors watching neighbors depriving them of to basic rights and instilling fear to gain obedience.
“The terror refereed to here is the terror inherent in the totalitarian society, the terror we have seen manifested to its full in Hitler’s Germany, Stalin’s Russia, Mao’s China, and Pol Pot’s Kampuchea, to mention only some of the hells of the last 50 years of this bloodstained century.” (The New Barbarians: Totalitarianism, Terror and the Left Intelligentsia in Orwell’s 1984). Shakespeare may have been the very