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Sub-Topics in George Orwell

Effective Fear in a Futuristic Society in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
Effective Fear through Plausibility The dystopian scene is a writing style with the express purpose to terrify the reader with a fictitiously horrible world of extreme and radical social stigmas and often times an opinionated look at some sort of political perspective. Perhaps it is a world gone awry due to nuclear confl...
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Betrayal, Death, and Murder in Animal Farm, a Novel by George Orwell
Animal Farm Animal Farm, by George Orwell, is a novel that deals with betrayal, death, and murder. All are hard subjects to deal with, and take a mature mind to grasp. The novel also has a main scapegoat, Snowball, he is blamed for anything and everything that goes wrong on the farm. All of the animals blindly follow Napol...
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Vulnerability in the Face of Social Collapse in 1984 by George Orwell and Metropolis by Fritz Lang
By utilising foundational fixtures of their worlds, George Orwell's mid-Twentieth Century novel 1984 and Fritz Lang's early-Twentieth Century film Metropolis warp what is known to impart uncomfortable truths. In light of the Cold War's utilitarianism and the Weimar Republic's economic downfall, both Orwell and Lang position...
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How Accurate is the Future of 1984 by George Orwell
When George Orwell’s novel 1984 was published, everyone took it for what it was: a futuristic story about a dystopia. Nobody expected it to come true. But today, we see parts of Orwell’s predictions are appearing as reality. People are communicating less and less, and in a much less sophisticated way. Social media is turnin...
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The Themes of the Dangers of Totalitarianism, Psychological Manipulation, and Physical Control in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
1984 Essay The novel 1984 has many different themes, motifs, and symbols. I
think that the dangers of totalitarianism, psychological manipulation, and
physical control are the three most important themes in the novel. Totalitarianism is a term used by political scientists to describe
modern governments in whic...
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The Opposite of an Utopia in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
The future. Many believe that the future will be a time of enlightenment, of enhanced technology, and of peace. George Orwell believed differently. The question that he would have you ask is this- What would the future be like if it was quite the opposite of an utopia? 1984 is his answer to this pressing question. Historic...
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A Study on the Supreme Court Case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
Everyone has a right to their own beliefs and everyone has a right to health benefits. When those rights clash, controversy happens. In the 2013 Supreme Court case, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the Green and the Hahn families are two strong Christian families with family owned businesses. They have very deep religious principals...
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The Use of Fear, Hunger, and the Removal of Privacy in Oceania in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
As humans, we can distinguish good from bad, bad from good, and also feel pity for the ones that have fallen. Humans have the ability to think and have emotional feelings and that is what makes a human being human. This though, is sadly taken away by the dystopian governing body in the novel, 1984, by George Orwell. The gov...
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The Personification of Animals in Animal Farm, a Novel by George Orwell
In the novella Animal Farm, George Orwell personifies animals, which allows animals on a farm to have human-like characteristics. This book contains indecisive aspects of communism and democracy while using personification, imagery and foreshadowing to continue the plot. When reading the first chapter, Orwell immediately in...
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The Lack of Constitutional Rights in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
The novel 1984 by George Orwell delineates a totalitarian government. The world, Oceania, in which the citizens live in has no freedom. There is also not much privacy. “Big Brother” is the leader in the society even though no one has seen him. The novel is written as a prediction of the future and of what will come about o...
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The Rhetorical and Language Strategy in Shooting an Elephant, an Essay by George Orwell
Orwell Rhetorical Analysis George Orwell illustrates his struggle to conform to the will of the Burmese while he served in Burma for the British in the 1920s throughout his autobiographical essay. His use of rhetoric and figurative language permits the audience to better grasp how despotic government’s puppet officials ope...
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The Exploitation of a Totalitarian Regime in 1984 by George Orwell and V for Vendetta by James McTeigue
Through the analyzing of strategically instituted policies, procedures, and regulations, a lot can become evident regarding the consequences of government control within a totalitarian government. A government revolving around totalitarianism is often catastrophic, due to the absolute and centralized authority over all aspe...
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The Different Types of Propaganda in Animal Farm, a Novel by George Orwell
In the Russian Revolution they used a lot of propaganda to convince the citizens that they are working for a better life, but in reality they are working for the benefit of the higher ups. Just like the Russian Revolution, Animal Farm uses a lot of propaganda to convince the animals that they are working for a better future...
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The Russian Revolution of 1917 Through Symbolism and Allegories in Animal Farm, a Novel by George Orwell
Twenty-two years after the Russian Revolution ended, George Orwell published his world-renowned novel, Animal Farm. The novel itself attracted an immense amount of attention and became a commercial success over the years that followed. Orwell’s intention while writing Animal Farm was to depict the Russian Revolution of 1917...
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The Power and Control of the Party in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
Power of “The Party” in 1984 In 1984, by George Orwell, the corrupt governing power, known as the Party, has immense power over its people. They use people to do horrible work, and give very little in return. They deplete the education and vocabulary of the people, potentially to the point where they will have no thought...
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A View of the World in General in A Hanging, an Essay by George Orwell
A Hanging George Orwell I really liked reading “a hanging” by George Orwell. I thought that he provided us a very accurate view of the world in general. We all wish that life could be full of roses and pure happiness. But it’s just not. We are never going to reach a point where we can just say we are completely happy...
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The Government's Purpose as Explained in the Novel 1984 by George Orwell
Although the original functions of government was to serve the people, the word "government" has taken on a more negative connotation. Even though, often times, the government is made up of hundreds of people, many see it as a single unit of power that is set on serving no one but themselves. All throughout history, people...
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Rebellion Against Authority in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
Disobeying Authority The human race has an undeviating need to have power over others. In today’s society, the United States holds a ‘representative democracy’ type control. All three branches of government have members that are elected “for the people, by the people”, so that these members are who represent the view...
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The Role of Technology in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
Technology: Will it Pave or Prevent a Society like 1984? Part of our basic human rights is the right to privacy. There’s no reason that anyone besides ourselves should know of everything we do, see, and speak. For years, the society of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, has been referenced by many indiv...
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An Analysis of Allegorical Satire in Animal Farm, a Novel by George Orwell
Animal Farm as an Allegorical Satire George Orwell’s Animal Farm is an allegorical satire of the Russian Revolution and communist movement that took place around post World War I times. An allegory is a work of literature that contains a hidden meaning or opinion on something, such as a political or historical event. Satir...
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The Terror of Totalitarianism in 1984 by George Orwell
2016: Orwell’s Sequel The terrors constructed by Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, and Josef Stalin are remembered throughout history because their regimes fit the definition of totalitarianism, which is known as one of the worst governmental systems in history. Totalitarianism, or a political system in which the government...
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An Analysis of the Language Used in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
Language Analysis 1984 is written in the 1940s with the perspective of what could happen if a country like Britain were taken over by a totalitarianism government. In the novel they use a new type of language called Newspeak. Newspeak creates a way to speak in shortened words and condense the meaning of words to reduce th...
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A Study of Existentialism in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
    In a society governed by a totalitarian regime, freedom of expression is very limited and individualism is avoided at all costs; the novel 1984 is a perfect archetype for a civilization in which existentialism is a rare concession due to the dire abuse of power and demented manipulation. The ability of an individual to...
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The Use of the Newspeak Language to Control and Manipulate in 1984, a Novel by George Orwell
According to S.I. Hayakawa in his book, Language in Thought and Action, “when a nation’s traditions permit a political party to feel that it is so good for the country that no other party has any right to exist… the party declares its philosophy to be the official philosophy of the nation and its interests to be the interes...
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A Synopsis of Shooting an Elephant, a Short Story by George Orwell
A Synopsis of Shooting an Elephant In the short story Shooting an Elephant, which takes place in the 1920s in British-controlled Burma (or Myanmar), a man (also the narrator) named George Orwell is the Assistant Superintendent of the British Indian Imperial Police in the city of Moulmein. Orwell holds this position while t...
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