The Power Of Power In George Orwell's 1984 By George Orwell

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George Orwell’s 1984 has resonated with many who have experienced first-hand what life is like under a dictator. The novel describes how everything is controlled and monitored by the government and how even mere thoughts can be detected by ThoughtPolice. Readers get to experience Oceania’s system of ruling through the eyes of an Outer Party member, Winston Smith. At first, Winston is adamant to destroy The Party and its figurative leader Big Brother, but eventually is captured and converted into a lover of Oceania’s system of government. Children, although not playing a significant role in this book, are mentioned as devious little spies. They have the power to send even their own parents to the Ministry of Love to be tortured and converted back to orthodoxy. In 1984, George Orwell is effective in persuading younger generations of their power through the use of scare tactics, pathos, and ethos. George Orwell, formally known as Eric Blair, went through many events in his life that changed his view of the world and inspired his writing of 1984. He described the college he went to, Eaton, as a place where the highest social class went. This may have sparked his idea for the Inner Party, the most elite in Oceania. When Orwell moved to Burma, he noticed their extreme nationalism and their hatred towards Great Britain. Oceania was striving for strong nationalism and had hatred for Eurasia and Eastasia. Later, Orwell fell in love with his future wife, Ilene, be he felt like he

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