1984 By George Orwell Essay

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ABSTRACT: Orwell`s “1984” is a scathing satire on modern totalitarian states. Orwell also fears that there are some political states as well which have their own open and subtle designs to strike at the bastion of liberty and the freedom of thought and expression. Orwell’s mind was troubled by three evils- class, oppression, and poverty. Against these three evils he set the following three values- decency, liberty, and justice. Around these six terms we would shape the whole story of Orwell’s mind and heart, taking his fiction and non-fiction together as a whole. Thought the writher`s nightmarish visions of 1948 did not come true in 1984, his timely warning was good for the political health of the world of our times. Orwell`s protest is against…show more content…
The world is precariously poised on the brink of a precipice. Civilization is in imminent danger of being annihilated. In 1984 Orwell made an intellectual exploration into the simulated model of the political state to which totalitarianism would derive human beings. The political activities of 1984 are in throwing acids on human face, in `foot stamping man`s face for ever` and in betraying even the most personal relations with the least remorse. The political influence of 1984 on the twentieth-century political scenario is comparable to the waves brought about by Hobbes` Leviathan during the muddled political turbulence of the seventeenth century. The title of Orwell’s book is a political by word. The terms coined by him have entered the political vocabulary, terms like “ Newspeak”, “mutability of the past”, “Big Brother”, “Thought Police”, doublethink”, and “Hate Week. It is a fantasy of the political future and serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present. 'Nineteen Eighty-four' is a warning for the future that of what society could become should totalitarianism be allowed to achieve dominance.The objective of this paper is to highlight the political and social ideas of Orwell and also an attempt to show how political systems can suppress
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