Theme Of Women In 1984 By George Orwell

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Readers of George Orwell have long appreciated the significance of his representation of a futuristic dystopian world. ‘Big brother is watching you,’ ‘Thought police,’ ‘Ministry of love,’ ‘Hate week,’ are expressions that Orwell used to represent his preoccupation with the totalitarian regimes of 20th century. More than one out of four Americans said they have red his dystopia and use his expressions in their language. Many critics claim that the novel opened up new prospects of political awareness. ‘1984’ is a political fiction in which the government eliminates all forms of political opposition, be it real or imaginary. The atmosphere of the novel is completely depressing because there is no hope for change. The government dominates people morally and forces them to live in constant fear. His terrifying vision of a future in which all aspects of society are controlled by a tyrannical system attracted the…show more content…
This study will focus on three aspects of life. As Marxists critics suggested the historical and cultural context of the novel must be taken into consideration. Orwell’s childhood and early life affected his attitudes and values. Ivett Csaszar emphasized on Orwell’s lack of experiences with women which complicated, in her opinion, his concern towards women. The English society was a conservative one. Women had not significant roles in politics or economy. However during the 20th century women inverted roles and entered to the government. This event was highly rejected by Orwell. He believed that women are intellectually incapable to manage political problems and opposed them by writing several essays. Orwell described the prole women just as the working class. They are natural, stable, unconscious and uncorrupted. For that reason they cannot
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