It begins with the government working against the protagonist’s aims and desires and only focusing on what they believe is the correct way to deal with the post-war. Most of the time, the protagonist acts different than the rest of the community making him or her a risk or threat to the government. The obvious result of this situation, for the governments, is to eliminate the risk or destroy it by any means necessary. The oppression is frequent and common. It always results in the loss of civil liberties, sexual freedom, and privacy.
Citizens are not individual, but rather an extension of the Party. When they aren’t living up to Party standards, like the main character Winston, they are arrested and tortured in order to be controlled. People’s lives are controlled in as many ways as possible. The Party controls its people mainly through direct government interference, propaganda, and thought control. The most obvious way the government controls
Nobody dared to contradict them out of fear, fear of being accused. Both Abigail and McCarthy brainwash society by saying we must purge our society of this evil made society believes that they were serving a greater purpose in both events people were blinded and Took in over by fear they were afraid of being tainted by the evil one they would have believed that their own mother/father was a communist year which is the finger of truth pointed that way The moral code was very strict in the 1950s and during the events in Salem is not followed you to have to deal with being communists are which and that would either get you killed hanged or
The citizens and counter-revolutionaries were being executed for the slightest thing such as saying a careless word of criticism about the government. Although the government did this to stop any rebellions from forming, they ended up doing much more than what was needed and going completely
All citizens were brainwashed to live in complete orthodoxy, and any act, no matter how trivial, that was displeasing to the Party was looked upon as a serious crime. It is clear
The human mind is the greatest and most difficult obstacle to conquer; and perhaps the most deadly weapon one can wield. In the end, it is not the knife that kills, but the brains behind it. In Winston's and Montag’s day and age, ordinary citizens would no longer dare to let a spark of inspiration penetrate their minds. It would take just one person stepping out of line to lead to the downfall of the carefully crafted system of societal control, and the government despots in either novel would never allow such intellectual or ideological
If the civilians hate the prince, then they have control over him. With this control, they could stage a revolt and displace the prince. The prince, with no control, has no option other than to respond with detrimental actions in an attempt to subdue the hatred and his impending removal. Machiavelli argues that this sequence of events can be avoided entirely by preventing hatred from starting in the first place. If the prince does this, then he controls how the civilians perceive him and he can act in ways to limit their desire to overthrow him.
If the Party started placing harsh restrictions on its residents, users of social media could band together and revolt from within the country. If those under rule alone were not powerful enough to overthrow the Party, other nations could be contacted for support to annihilate the Party and prevent its rise to power. Even if all contact to and from the controlled area were eliminated, people would notice the area lost all connection to the outside world and would raise a red flag. The Party would be noticed and shut down before it could even gain
His job is to alter all documents to give the proper perspective of the Party. The Party controls every part of life. By comparison,Winston and the Party have different views in terms of individuality. Winston would like to have individual thoughts but the Party will execute anyone for expressing any forms of individuality. Throughout Winston’s time at the Ministry of Truth he meets a women named Julia and falls in love with her.
His way through the ladder was stirring fear through the people to get what he wanted. Saddam Hussein used fear as a weapon because he believed that if he lost the element of fear, all power would be lost, including his life as well. He controls the people through fear and violence. He breaches their right of privacy, freely uses the death penalty, disallows anyone to have any political opposition