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1984 George Orwell 251 pages Summary of the book The year is 1984 The world is divided to three main countries at war Oceania Eurasia and Eastasia An ever-watching party lead by The Big Brother controls Oceania- in the most absolute way the word controls can define The party performs like an oiled-powerful machine which leaves its workers no chance to escape The party using governmental authorities such as the Ministry of Plentyin charge of keeping low supplies of food and daily products to the citizens during the war The Ministry of Love and Thought police which dominate its citizens completely Not only do the 2 latter authorities prevent the citizens from rebelling in the government but also they avert them from thinking of that One whos been caught committing the crimes above automatically disappears without anyone asking why The absolute domination of the party and the Big Brother is uttered in a few more ways such as controlling the present the future and the past- on whom the Ministry of truth is in charge of In order to change the past the history is being re-written completely each day by the workers of the ministry so as to fit to the partys motives and ideology Winston Smith the main character is one of the Ministry of truth workers Each day he falcificates the facts of the past under the watch of the Telescreens- a kind of a Television that follows the citizens 24 hours a day and is the most efficient tool to enforce the authority of the government In contrast to the absolute docility of the brainwashed citizens Winston is aware to the horror in which he lives and opposes the terrorizing party Yet he has major difficulties finding a partner to his rebellious considerations as a result of the great fear of being caught which seems to paralyze the society around him The turn in the story occurs when Winston
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