1984 Humanity Research Paper

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Anisha Singh Eng 12 Per. 3 12/18/15 1984 Essay: Humanity Over 200,000 years ago, the Homo sapiens species first began to evolve and since then, it has transformed into what is known today as the modern human being. Humans evolved from a variety of different species to create characteristics that make us unique and differentiate us from the rest of the animal kingdom. What makes humans unique is that we are a self-aware species of our own strengths, weaknesses, thoughts, emotions, and intellect. We combine aspects of who we are to strive to keep growing, keep learning, and keep improving to become a better society and create a better world. Our humanity is a representation of us humans trying to grow and develop through experience, education, and interactions with each other and with the world around us. However, oppressive power has the ability to crush the expansion and fulfillment of humanity. In the novel 1984 by George Orwell, society is controlled by an authoritative group known as Big Brother that controls and monitors all occurrences by its Party citizens. Throughout the novel, Big Brother…show more content…
For example, there are no telescreens in the proles’ district, and the proles are only required to work. The proles are the working class of Oceania and although they constitute a majority of the Oceania population, they have no power. The Party is not worried about the proles because they do not have enough influence and ability to create a rebellion against the government; instead, it is the Outer Party that the Big Brother fears since the Outer Party does have more power to ignite a rebellion. As long as the proles fulfill their duties, the Inner Party doesn’t care what goes on in their society. As a result, the proles are allowed to express themselves through different desires and create their own thoughts, beliefs, emotions, and
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