The Novel ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

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WINSTON’S REBLLEION IS ACTUALLY AN ATTEMPT TO REMAIN HUMAN IN THE MIDST OF INHUMANITY. WHAT CORE ELEMENTS OF HUMANITY THAT NOVEL EXPLORES?
George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’ shows the crucial need for love, independence, hope and freedom in the midst of inhumanity. Bob Dylan once said “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky (Dylan, n.d)”. In ‘1984’ Winston attempts to remain human whilst everyone he knows is doing otherwise. That is until he meets Julia, a young woman who surfaces desire and hope in him. Orwell shows the core elements of humanity such as independence and having independent thoughts and how important that is to shape who Winston is and shows the audience how his identity differs from the rest of his society. Orwell also explores the importance of human connection and sex and what Winston and Winston’s society has become without it. As well as showing how important it is for a human to have hope and aspirations as that has given Winston an incentive to live. Throughout the novel ‘1984’, Orwell explores human connection/sex, independence and hope as core elements of humanity.
An important part of being human is the ability to have independent thoughts and feelings which is another element of humanity that Orwell explores in the novel ‘1984.’ Orwell, shows how the society is withheld from having independent thoughts due to the fact this could result in rebellion. The act of thinking is said to be thoughtcrime due to the fact thoughts are the…
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