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1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four a novel written by George Orwell in 1949 is a story about a future country where the population have no hope People are controlled by a fascist government they are constantly being watched and must conform to the governments doctrine They arent allowed to speak to each other on the street they arent allowed to bye anything that isnt necessary This novel is also a critique of various political systems such as Italian Fascist Hitlers Nazi and particularly Russian Stalinist It has lots of symbols representing the situation of the world at that time Next I will compare the methods of government and social control used in the story and the ones used in Italy Russia and Germany First symbol is Big Brother an organization running a totalitarianism control of the people It symbolizes the Russian Italian and Germanys governments At the time the book was released Russia was ruled by Joseph Stalin Stalin ruled Russia as a dictator from 1922-1953 Italy at the same time as Stalin government was ruled by Benito Mussolini 1922-1943 He was the founder and leader of Italian Fascism While Germany was ruled by Hitler with his Nazi party In the story the government put Big Brother pictures everywhere with the saying Big Brother is Watching You and also the famous propaganda War is Peace Freedom is Slavery and Ignorance is Strength This is done by the Ministries of Truth a department that deals with news entertainment education and the fine arts They did this sort of thing to raise the reputation of the leaders and it is also used to warn the citizens that they should not do anything in opposition to the government Russia Italy and Germany also had the same kind of social control like 1984 Stalin had icons statues busts and images of him all over Russia public buildings schoolrooms and homes Mussolini and Hitler also did the same thing In Germany
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