George Orwell 's Nineteen Eighty Four

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My thoughts, perceptions, feelings, and words can reflect on who I am as a person. I cannot imagine not being able to think, say, or do as I wish. The idea of someone else controlling my thoughts and actions is mind-boggling. George Orwell has made a tremendous impact on the way we live our life today. His key ideas and insights have reflected on our life and way of living. He wrote four documentary studies, six novels, and hundreds of essays. Although he passed away on January 21, 1950, his memory and key ideas have left a memorable impact on society and the world we live in today. The novel Nineteen Eighty-Four was published by George Orwell in 1949. The book became the most controversial novel in the 20th century. The book is about how the Thought Police are constantly watching everyone through surveillance because you are only allowed to act, think, and say specific things. The main character Winston purchases a diary to record his criminal thoughts. Winston meets a woman named Julia and they have a secret illegal affair. Once the affair is no longer a secret, Winston is tortured until he decides to give up Julia. The book was written while Russia and Germany were committing atrocities to their citizens. Orwell witnessed the cycle and decided to write the book as a warning to humanity to never lose control. If we give up our own freedom and rights, we give up our control. The phrase “Big Brother is Watching you”, was created by George because he predicted that large
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