1984 is about life in a world where no personal freedoms exist. Winston the main character is a man of 39 whom is not extraordinary in either intelligence or character, but is disgusted with the world he lives in. He works in the Ministry of Truth, a place where history and the truth is rewritten to fit the party's beliefs. Winston is aware of the untruths, because he makes them true. This makes him very upset with
showed first 75 words of 2468 total
showed last 75 words of 2468 total
The New American Library Inc., 1983.
Daley, Alan L. George Orwell, Writer and Critic of Modern Society. Charlottesville: Samhar Press, 1974.
Greenblast, Stephen J. "Orwell as Satirist." George Orwell, A Collection of Critical Essays. Ed. Raymond Williams. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1974. 103-118.
Kolakowski, Leszek. "Totalitarianism and the virtue of the Lie." 1984 Revisited, Totalitarianism In Our Century. Ed. Irving Howe. New York: Harper and Row, 1983. 122-136.
Stansky, Peter and William Abrahams. Orwell: The Transformation. London: Gramala Publishing Limited, 1981.