Outline For George Orwell's '1984'

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Essay Organizer Template Introduction -Attention-grabber: Do you understand the value of the words in our languages. -Transition/Background information: 1984, by George Orwell, is about a man named Winston who is trying to make a difference in a dystopian London. -Thesis/claim: Language is the very foundation of thought and when it 's destroyed people lose a sense of who they are. HW Body Paragraph 1 -Topic sentence (sub-claim): When words are lost it affects the emotions of someone since it changes how they react to a situation good or bad. -Sub-claim 1: Words can be easily erased or forgotten, than it is to remember them. -Context: Syme is talking to Winston about how fascinating it is to create, and destroy words. As well as how everyone will need to learn the new language they created. -Integration: Syme reflects, …show more content…

-Sub-claim 2: When literature is lost or changed it can affect the messages in the stories, which can then be used against us by someone hoping to gain political power. -Context: Winston was thinking about how the Party has members who rectify original events or images, and that whichever correction seemed best was turned into a true event when it didn’t happen. -Integration: Winston reflects, -Evidence: “This process of continuous alteration was applied not only to newspapers, but to books, periodicals, pamphlets, posters, leaflets, films, sound-tracks, cartoons, photographs—to every kind of literature or documentation which might conceivably hold any political or ideological significance.”(59) Analysis: The Ministry of Truth controls so much of human knowledge since they are capable of changing any aspect of an event that might cause tension with the people. Since the Ministry of Truth can use Party members to change certain words that hold too much information about any situation there might be. -Concluding Sentence: When words are altered or erased it affects how someone may look at a specific piece of literature, like a book or song.

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