Examples Of Satire In 1984 By George Orwell

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1. 1984, George Orwell, Satire 2. George Orwell’s 1984 is a novel set in Oceania (London) during a time where totalitarianism has taken over. Through the eyes of Winston, readers see the world that George Orwell has ridiculed as a prediction of what was then the future, 1984. Winston is a low ranked Party member who grows to hate the rule they have been put under. The leader of the Party is known as Big Brother. He is one of the only people that can see that they might be in a better place if they were free, and he illegally buys a diary to record his thoughts. However, this is difficult to do, as the leaders attempt to monitor people’s every move through mandatory telescreens, a device that they can monitor your every move and send messages. Thoughtcrime is one of the biggest crimes, and this is what Winston commits, but gets away with it for quite some time. Winston works at the Ministry of Truth, which alters records for the leaders. One of his co-workers, a dark haired girl, he fears is who might turn him in. However, he later receives a note from her reading “I love you” and they develop a relationship and love for each other, secretly meeting each other, and eventually renting a place together. She reveals her name to him, Julia. During this time, it is revealed that Winston murdered his former wife, Katharine. Later, O’Brien …show more content…

They meet and O’Brien says that they “believe that there is some kind of conspiracy, some kind of secret organization working against the Party, and that [Winston and Julia] are involved in it. [They] want to join it and work for it. [They] are enemies of the Party. [They] are thought-criminals…If you want [them] to incriminate [themselves] in any way, [they] are ready” (170). This meeting sets the basis for the following scenes and plays a role in the novel’s outcome, and is a major role in the developing of the rest of the story and

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