The Role Of Government In 1984 By George Orwell

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In the novel 1984, George Orwell depicts a world in which the citizens are controlled wholly and fully by the fascist government. The citizens are deprived of their basic human rights and under constant fear of the government. Citizens are stripped of their ability to speak freely, can not express themselves, and they are not able live a life of freedom. Very little people even receive an education. In the novel 1984 it is mentioned that the Party controlling the nation favors ignorance over intelligence as those who are ignorant are easier to control. Propaganda ensures the cooperation of the public. “BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU” (Orwell 2). The poster the the large face of a man, is to send a message all the citizens that there is no escape

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