• 1k 1984 George Orwell nineteen eighty four literature meme litmeme hannigraham •
1k 1984 George Orwell nineteen eighty four literature meme litmeme
1k 1984 George Orwell nineteen eighty four literature meme litmeme

Literature Meme: 4/10 Prose

  • "1984" by George Orwell

The Oceanian province of Airstrip One (formerly known as Great Britain) is a world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public mind control, dictated by a political system euphemistically named English Socialism  under the control of a privileged Inner Party elite that persecutes all individualism and independent thinking as thoughtcrimes. Their tyranny is headed by Big Brother, the quasi-divine Party leader who enjoys an intense cult of personality, but who may not even exist. Big Brother and the Party justify their rule in the name of a supposed greater good.[1] The protagonist of the novel, Winston Smith, is a member of the Outer Party who works for the Ministry of Truth (Minitrue), which is responsible for propaganda and historical revisionism. His job is to re-write past newspaper articles so that the historical record always supports the current party line. Smith is a diligent and skillful worker, but he secretly hates the Party and dreams of rebellion against Big Brother.

As literary political fiction and dystopian science-fiction, Nineteen Eighty-Four is a classic novel in content, plot, and style. Many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, Newspeak, Room 101, and memory hole, have entered everyday use since its publication in 1949.

2583 notes / 6 years 9 months ago
1984 George Orwell Nineteen Eighty-Four
books Reading Literature utopia 1984 George Orwell Orwell manuscript this is awesome
It was curious to think that the sky was the same for everybody. And the people under the sky were also very much the same—everywhere, all o...
Do you know how there are moments when the world moves so slowly you can feel your bones shifting, your mind tumbling? When you think that n...
quote party protest politics sign media woman United States liberal george censorship journalism Orwell Public Relations
1k * the beatles Paul McCartney john lennon ringo starr george harrison help! *beatles you've got to hide your love away AAAH THIS IS PROOF THAT THESE ARE FOUR OF THE MOST ADORABLE BEINGS ON THE PLANET.
meme writing Literature writer leopard Woe is the leopard
meme writing Literature fanfiction writer writer leopard original fiction
the beatles my post george harrison george 1k+