Essay about George Orwell's 1984

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George Orwell's 1984 “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” This quote is not from 1984 but it may as well could be. Bob Dylan said this probably not knowing the connection it has with George Orwell’s 1984. 1984 depicts a dystopian world in which the civilians are watched and brainwashed constantly. There is no conventional freedom, there is no real individual in this world, there is a sense of coldness in 1984. The main character Winston is trying to figure out his past and what is real and what is propaganda in this world. In the novel the “Big Brother” changes people and the human race to fit what they want. George Orwell through his novel, 1984 addresses the idea if human nature can be changed in such a way we…show more content…
35). This is another party slogan. You are trapped in whatever world the Party decides to make for you. This slogan and the Party brakes down someone’s physiological independence, nothing is concrete. There is no freedom for people depend on the Party in even remembering their childhood. Citizens have a very unclear memory of the past cause it is changed; the Party controls this and them. In 1984 no one is free, and no one wants to be free. Winston’s dignity and integrity is forgotten in 1984 with the help from Big Brother. Dignity is the sate of being worthy of being honored or respected. Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. There is little to none of this in the world of 1984. “You think there’s no other way of saving yourself and you’re quite ready to save yourself that way. You want it to happen to the other person. You don’t give a damn what they suffer. All you care about is yourself.” (pg. 292). Big Brother has turned Winston and Julia against each other. They both wanted Big Brother to torture each other instead of themselves. There is no honor there; big brother is so deep in their heads it has changed them without their knowledge. Julia says that despite her efforts to make herself feel better, she knows that in order to save herself she really did want the Party to torture Winston. This shows that they have no moral conviction when faced with the fear of Big Brother. Another symbol that

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