Conceiving children is the key purpose of intercourse according to the Party, but Winston and Julia utilize sex as a rebellion against the Party’s guidelines. Winston and Julia’s affairs reoccur without the vision of the Party, making the rebellious behavior extra intense. Next, Winston and Julia’s embrace wasn’t truly meaningful, but important since they both disliked the Party: “No emotion was pure, because everything was mixed up with fear and hatred. Their embrace had been a battle, the climax a victory. It was a blow struck against the Party.
Trujillo and the Dominican Republic government oppressed the citizens by arresting if you resist them, Machiavellian control and the deplorable conditions these people lived in. Arresting people for visiting the governments wants can be seen when The Mirabal family was invited to Trujillo’s party and attended it, but Minerva was placed at an “important” table while her family was at one of back tables. Minerva was asked to
Cruel punishments were acted out by any government official. Police brutality in America has been an occurance of the misuse of authority. Police officers abuse their power by assaulting and harassing individuals because they can. The novel 1984 relates to this because in the result of convicting crimes the Party would torture a victim in order to get them to confess or commit suicide. The ministry of love was where most of the police brutality occurred along with making arrests.
The themes of Loyalty and Betrayal affect Winston throughout the novel by forcing him to alter his actions; he must hide his fear from the children spies, he gets betrayed by O'Brien, and he decides to trust Julia and be loyal to her. In chapter one, Winston is confronted by two children who believe that he is a thought criminal. Since the children are under the influence of the party, Winston fears getting caught. This interaction between him and Mrs. Parson’s children introduces the reader to the fact that loyalty and betrayal are both common in this society. In this example, loyalty is used to betray.
Why don’t you tell the truth, child, didn’t Bob Ewell beat you up?” (Lee 251). Mayella is trying to protect herself and her dad when she lies in court about who raped her. Atticus comes up with all of this evidence to push the blame onto Mr. Ewell that is very
As the Judge he gets to pick the punishment of the person accused making him feel superior to others. Giles Corey tries to present evidence to Judge Danforth to save his wife who was accused of witchcraft, but Danforth responds to him in anger. ¨
We all know peer pressure can make you do things, But Arthur Miller’s The Crucible shows us the extremes of social pressure and how it can make us do things we would never have thought of doing. One of the major themes in The Crucible is that popular belief causes you to act and operate differently than you would normally. Some examples of this is Mary’s behavior, the girls fainting, and Proctors struggle to not confess. One of the main examples of someone giving in to social pressure is when Mary Warren decides to convict Proctor and say he is working with the devil. Under the pressure of the court Mary breaks and says while pointing at proctor “My name, he want my name.
Finally, the Thought Police are the secret police who uncover and punish thought crimes, unexpressed opposition or uncertainty in the ruling party. Due to his hatred for his oppressors, Winston commits several acts of rebellion. By the end of the novel, Winston is caught, tortured, and broken man that mindlessly follows Big Brother. In 1984 by George Orwell, the cliche, “What does not kill you makes you stronger,” is not supported through the novel displays through the struggles of Winston in his acts of anarchy against Big Brother and his time of torture in the Ministry of
After having their homes ransacked, Trujillo jails only the Mirabal husbands, which makes the sisters think they are safe. However, he eventually jails two of the sisters. His overall goal is to jail these citizens to keep his reign safe, but he also uses his authority to mess with them and make life
This example of false meaning and foreshadowing follows the example set by the ministries and party slogans of deceit. From this room prisoners are moved to room 101, where each person is tortured for days, weeks, or even months. The Party breaks down the beliefs of the prisoner and forces them into following party ideologies. The statement “2 + 2 = 5” (290) is used as a final test to show complete allegiance to The Party. Forcing prisoners into admitting to a statement that they know is false shows willingness to believe anything they are told.
Winston’s capitulation was the result of extreme physical and mental torture. He was beaten, starved, and tortured by O’Brien. Eventually, he admitted to things he didn’t even do as well as becoming a true believer in Big Brother. First, he was interrogated endlessly to confess his crimes, even if he did not do them. Then, he was taken to a room where there was no darkness and strapped to a machine.
Corrupted Cites, Poisonous Power, and Tortuous Times In George Orwell’s 1984, the Party and the all-seeing Big Brother are notorious for heavily monitoring the general populace and using unorthodox methods of manipulation, fear and torture to maintain control. Winston Smith, a member of the Outer Party, is privy to the ways of Big Brother and the technique used to control the past, and he rebels in many more ways than one. In the end, he comes to know the true meaning of torture and learns that paranoia and corruption are the harsh results of poisonous power. By Chapter Four of Book 1, Winston is knee deep in a relationship that would not be approved of by his superiors. He knows that their affair would get them killed upon discovery, because it’s a common fact that the Party and Big Brother only approve of the involvement of men and women to create ‘children of the Party.’ The relationship puts both of them in an extreme amount of danger, but even though Winston and Julia know of the risk of vaporization, they continue to see each other in secret, “It was as though they were intentionally stepping nearer to