1984 George Orwell Analysis

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Eric Arthur Blair or better known as George Orwell is most famously known for is most prominent and outstanding work 1984. 1984 was written in 1949 A.D. and it greatly portrayed the world of a communistic and socialistic country. Around this time the book was written many countries started to transform to almost like the one described in 1984. This composition will illustrate how the great things in society should never be left out. The destruction of the past or the revision of history, the attack and on the valve of marriage, the elimination of God or religion from public life and most importantly how these are used to revolutionize the world in Oceania. The first illustration is the destruction of the past and the revision of history. We …show more content…

Without a good Catholic family with society there is no society, it breaks the fourth commandment that was given to us by God and we must obey it because it is his will. And we will not lead us to our desired goal, which is Heaven. “Millennia of history attest to the fact that a person’s upbringing and moral and physical support find their ideal setting within the context of the family” (Armenio, 263). Marriage should and only be confined within the contexts of the Catholic Church, and the government should not interfere with it. As it says in 1984 the party does not a couple to have feelings with each other. Marriage and love and are important to the Party. But they only practice marriage to procreate, multiply, and that the parents do not have affection or love for their own children. The only love that the people show is for Big Brother. “There is no loyalty but loyalty to the Party. There is no love except love of Big Brother. All competing pleasures we will destroy” (Orwell, 1984). The Party only wants to control the power of marriage so that there is no love in the boundaries of marriage. Thus the Party destroys the family and the love within marriage. As Rev. Peter V. Armenio so astonishingly points out, “The success of all societies is based on the success of the family. Just as each organ of the body is crucial to the functioning of the entire body, so does the health of particular families contribute …show more content…

The first commandment: To Love God Above All Else. What the governments of certain communistic and socialistic country’s all have in common; is that they deny the one and true God, and the government always puts themselves. There is only one kind of religion in 1984, and the religion is Big Brother. The Party is all about controlling the people’s actions, words, thoughts, and doings. “Idolatry involves dealing with or addressing a finite being as it if were divine. Nevertheless, there are contemporary versions of idolatry that could take the form of an obsession with professional work, wealth, power…. or even obsession with another person” (Armenio, 209). The people dwelling within Oceania only worship Big Brother. This greatly minded me of a story when a group of thirty North Korean slaves had severe cataract eye complications. So a South Korean ophthalmologist asked if he could come to North Korea and perform surgery on them. After receiving their treatment, instead of thanking the God-sending doctor they quickly rush to a small picture of Kim Jong-un and the cry out and bow down on their hands of knees thanking him for giving them back their sight. This is pretty much what Oceania is. A corrupt country that has brainwashed it citizens into only believing that their only savior is Big Brother. "God is power. But at the present power is only a word so far as you are concerned. It is time

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