George Orwell, despite being Anglican in name was an atheist man, his real name was Eric Arthur Blair. Orwell despised in blindly believing and not questioning, he considered religion to be irrational and that it encouraged to think groundlessly with no logic. ‘1984’ published in 1949 was the conclusion to George Orwell 's writings, which were influenced by his life and views regarding the Russian revolution of 1917 and the stalinist era of the Soviet union. His experience of World War two inspired
his death, he had the desire to share experiences with readers. Later on, he was more focused in political writings because he wanted to leave more behind. He wanted to change the world, to show facts, to alter the readers’ perspective of assessing things. Everything he had written since 1936 is against totalitarianism, he was pro a democratic socialism. He tried to change political events into art. He explains in his essay ‘Why I write’ published in 1947 how his political interests grow deeper.
Big Brother is watching you! In the novel 1984, George Orwell sets up a world where the people are constantly under surveillance. Oceania is a totalitarian society run by an entity known as Big Brother and the Inner Party. It is also known for the four ministries and is ruled by fear and force everyday. The truth is whatever the Party wants it to be through the manipulation of language and propaganda. Oceania uses fear, surveillance, and torture to control their people. And, the Party is able to
than 1,000 mass shootings in 1,260 days.” Pierre examines how an adolescent would be able to commit such crime by the description of the unfairness of the world surrounding him and looking at an example of serious violence through a comedic lens: “Empty flesh buzzes like it’s full of bees.” There is a correlation between the novel and a real life event, a High school mass shooting in Littleton, Colorado in 1999 with a similar scenario to Navarro’s crime, where “two teens went on a shooting spree
George Orwell’s 1984 and William Golding’s Lord of the Flies have both stirred up the critics of their times, being each of their author’s most famous novels. After reading the books I felt they shared a similar tone, however their messages seemed very different. Superficially, that would be a true statement, however after reading beyond what is presented on the pieces of paper that constitute both novels, one would realize a shocking resemblance between the two. 1984 is a pure reflection of a totalitarian