Nineteen Eighty-Four As A Dystopian Analysis

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The third chapter discusses George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty- Four as a dystopian novel. The publication of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four has won him name and fame. The novel is a frightening portrait of a totalitarian society where love is punished, privacy is lost and truth is distorted. He uses a grim tone to differentiate from his other novel Animal Farm which is a satire on the communist government of the Soviet Union under Stalin. Nineteen Eighty-Four is written in the custom of the Utopian novel, and is perhaps best defined as a dystopian novel, literally the opposite of a perfect society. Nineteen Eighty-Four is George Orwell’s reliably grim vision of a dystopian future. The author considers it as a warning more than an insight. In this novel he…show more content…
Winston falls in love with a black haired girl, Julia. This is in itself an act of rebellion on the part of both of them. A description of their love making follows, and these passages alone contain a lyrical, sensuous quality utterly lacking elsewhere in the book. Winston and Julia, already rebels, now become more active in their plot against the party. They contact O’Brien whom they believe to be a fellow rebel. O’Brien gives them a copy of a book supposedly written by Emmanuel Goldstein, the enemy of the party. Winston reads the book, and it is a typical Orwellism that Julia falls asleep while Winston reads it aloud to her. Women are not intelligent in the world of Orwell. Goldstein’s book is contains a logical and coherent account from the world situations. Orwell is expected it to develop in the coming twenty five years or so. Later it turns out to be that the book is written actually by the party itself. Orwell’s use of an old nursery rhyme is noteworthy. The use of a simple rhyme to achieve in due course an effect of extreme horror is a brilliant and typical Orwellism which places him as a craftsman in the front rank of the English
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