Remove The Human Instinct

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Remove the Human Instinct: What is the most effective form of control? The novel 1984 was a vehicle for George Orwell’s social commentary on the world of the 1940s. World War II was in full swing, Russia was an uneasy ally with the United States and the United Kingdom, and Hitler was the most dangerous man on Earth. In an attempt to prevent Western society turning into a distorted version of the very countries that the Westerners (UK and USA) were against, Orwell wrote 1984, filled with parallels to issues in the war. One of the issues Orwell focused on was the matter of control, and how totalitarian societies go about executing the most effective form of control, and what that means. Through the use of situational/verbal irony and motifs,
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