Ready Player One Vs 1984

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In Ready Player One by Ernest Cline and 1984 by George Orwell, both of the protagonists, Wade and Winston, are fighting for their right to equality, which has been taken from them by the people in power. Throughout the books, both of the main characters have nothing. Then, each of the characters fights for his equality. Finally, both Wade and Winston achieve their goals. The characters have their equality taken from them, and because of this, in both books they have to fight to regain it. Both authors make it clear that sometimes you need to fight for what is rightfully yours. Neither Wade nor Winston have very much. Wade lacks physical belongings while Winston lacks emotional feelings. In Ready Player One, Wade frequently worries about basic…show more content…
Wade wins the Egg hunt that Holiday created. Wade’s success is proven when Holiday’s avatar says, “Your avatar is immortal and all powerful” (363). This simple phrase allows the reader to see that, with this win, Wade has gained his equality back. Since the Sixers didn’t win, Wade is able to control what happens inside of Oasis, which allows him to gain money and power at the end of the book compared to the beginning of the book when he had nothing. Just like Wade, Winston has gained something at the end of the book. He gains peace and his willingness to accept Big Brother. This is proven when “[t]wo gin-tears trickled down the side of his nose. But it was all right, every-thing was alright, the struggle was finished. He has won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother” (298). Even though he is crying, the tears he sheds are tears of joy because he finally sees what he has been missing. Winston gains peace and acceptance that the government controls him. Both Wade and Winston gain something at the end of each book. Wade gains his power he was searching for and Winston gained acceptance for Big Brother in the
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