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  • The Hero Of Winston Smith As A Hero

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    The journey of a hero usually begins with downfall and ends with success. However, with Winston it is the other way around, his journey starts at success and ends with downfall. But that shouldn’t unqualify him from being a hero. Winston Smith is the hero of the novel because he shows courage, and has a strong mentality and he continuously looks past limitations. He basically was willing to do anything for what he believed in, an example of this could be when he made a promise to O’Brien saying that

  • Characterization Of Winston Smith '

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    Characterization Winston Smith: "Do you realize that the past, starting from yesterday, has been actually abolished? If it survives anywhere, it 's in a few solid objects with no words attached to them, like that lump of glass there. Already we know almost literally nothing about the Revolution and the years before the Revolution. Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book has been rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street and building has been renamed,

  • Examples Of Dystopia In 1984

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    for people who expressed themselves. Winston masked his reaction to Big Brother’s commands to avoid retaliation from his government. Likewise, Winston lives in fear of the surveillance that can possible convict him of being a Thought Criminal. “ Winston made, above the level of a very low whisper, would be picked up...no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system the Thought Police plugged in on any

  • The Fall Of Big Brother In George Orwell's 1984

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    With the power hungry Party and the most acknowledged face of Big Brother watching and monitoring everybody, the story of “1984” by George Orwell expresses the utmost control over their people and have the absolute power with their country Oceania. The Party believes that Big Brother will live on forever, because of the constant removal of those who are unfaithful and the rewriting of history. However, with the example of the main character showing disobedience against the Party, there is a chance

  • Big Brother In George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984

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    ignorance is strength. However, the protagonist, Winston Smith, convinces himself that his society is backward. Anyone who goes against the party becomes known as a thought criminal and disappears forever. Winston can’t conform to this society and knows there is something fundamentally wrong with it. Winston shows a lot of bravery rebelling against the Party causing him to be very admirable. Winston is admirable because he rebels against the Party. Winston who is just an everyday guy has a very hard life

  • Role Of Dystopia In 1984 By George Orwell

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    The novel “1984”, by George Orwell, epitomizes the Dystopia. Winston Smith is a member of the Outer Party from Oceania. He feels discouraged by the stern control of the Party, which forbids free thoughts and expression of individuality. He works in the Records Department of the Ministry of Truth. His role is to forge the historical documents to fit the needs of the Party. He feels anxiety by the Party’s control of history. He realizes their hypocrisy, and then resists the totalitarian Party. Also

  • Allegory Of The Cave By George Orwell Analysis

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    As Winston Smith reflects, “The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining in.” (Orwell, 16) The Two Minutes Hate takes the rage that persons may feel toward the lack of control

  • Why Is There A Lack Of Power In George Orwell's Novel 1984

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    George Orwell’s novel, 1984, is quite simply about a totalitarian superpower that has been formed in Oceania following World War II. Winston Smith is a very depressed and troubled man that does not particularly like the government. There are many reasons as to why Winston is wanting to be rebellious in the first place. First off, there is a complete lack of privacy at all times, especially as they are constantly being watched in their homes. Therefore, freedom is entirely removed as the government

  • Winston Smith As A Hero Analysis

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    couple interpretations of the word; each person/culture/religion has their own look at it. The character Winston Smith in George Orwell’s novel 1984 is one of the few in the novel who shows some sort of heroism besides the fact he is the main character. Orwell puts him out to be just an ordinary guy but the story is about him and his journey therefore there has to be a reason as to why Winston is the man

  • Examples Of Freedom In The Book 1984

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    they have no freedom. I would have to agree with them. There is no freedom in Orwell’s 1984 because a majority of characters such as Winston, Julia, and Mr. charrington have to live in a world of fear, hostility, and aggression; with the fear of getting caught by The Thought Police for something as simple as writing their personal thoughts in a notebook. Winston Smith, A member of the ruling party is suffocated in the lack of privacy. Him and many others live in a society where there is not privacy

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