Role Of Individualism In George Orwell's 1984

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In George Orwell’s novel 1984 it portrays the dangers of a totalitarian government which causes some of the citizens the want to rebel. Most people learn how to live with the rules and regulations the party bestows upon them and are happy with there day to day lives and others begin to crave for a sense to express their own individuality and freedom. Throughout the book both Winston and Julia are noncompliance to the party in different ways compiling that if there is any hope in overthrowing the party it lies within the proles.
Winston is a man coming to consciousness and attempting the overthrow or reformation of the closed, totalitarian, futuristic world he valued at the start (Huntington). He keeps a journal containing what they refer to as “thoughtcrime” which is unorthodox and a controversial way of thinking in his society. One of his first diary entries contains a repeat message of “DOWN WITH BIG BROTHER” (Orwell 18) written continuously over and over again releasing all the build up anger he has had
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He remembers a time when Big Brother ceased to exist and the party did not always rule when he was younger before the revolution began. A Party member rarely had anytime alone except for when they were in bed. Their time consumed up of working, eating, sleeping or taking part in some kind of communal recreation. Nobody was aloud a sense of individualism (Orwell 81). He prefers being in a world where everyone
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