The Outline Of 1984 By George Orwell's 1984

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The year 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell 's prophetic, nightmarish vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. 1984 is still the great modern classic of "negative utopia" -a startlingly original and haunting novel that creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing, from the first sentence to the last four words. No one can deny the novel 's hold on the imaginations of whole generations, or the power of its admonitions -a power that seems to grow, not lessen, with the passage of time.

1984 by George Orwell is a story about a man named Winston Smith. He is a member of the Outer Party, which represents the middle class of the society in Oceania. Oceania is a super state, comprising of the United States, the United Kingdom and their allies. He lives in London, where he works as an editor in the Records Department in the Ministry of Truth. He edits every piece of text from newspapers, books to even speeches, to fit what the party deems just and suitable for the people under the tyrannical dictatorship of Big Brother. At the start of the novel, Winston is shown to feel unhappy with the oppression and controlling hand of the party. The party prohibits individuality, free thought, and basically anything that differentiates someone from the general public. Having nowhere to vent, he purchases a diary where he frequently pens down his thoughts and frustrations. He does so secretly in a small comer of his room where the
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