Totalitarianism In 1984

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Totalitarian governments, with the main group of leaders suppressing its people, limits free speech, individual thought, and creative ideas. In George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984, a world void of individuality and personal thought is described in the least endearing terms. Orwell warns his readers about the dangers of this style of government, when everyone is the same, no matter how hard one works. This written warning is full of imagery that enhances the reader’s understanding of what living in this oppressive state is actually like. George Orwell was born as Eric Blair in 1903 in India; throughout his life, he had fought in the Spanish Civil War and was part of the Home Guard in World War II, which helped shape his views of dystopian
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