1984 a Prime Example of Dystopian

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1984 is a prime example of Dystopian, examine this statement. Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), by George Orwell, is the epitome of modern dystopian text, insofar as it contains all the elements and facets of Dystopian fiction. Written in nineteen forty-eight, it is set shortly after WW2, in a futuristic world of a totalitarian world, of Big Brother. Influenced by totalitarian leaders such as Stalin and Hitler, 1984 is written as a warning for the future, it proposes a world which could exist but does not yet. The accepted facets of the dystopian genre are: social stratification, lack of social groups, disruption of sexuality, economic oppression and inequality, a conscious protagonist, who rebels, suppression human rights and a leader, seen as divine. All of which, 1984 has, which makes it a prime example of dystopian fiction. Control by any totalitarian government, is both placed and enforced to ensure that the ruling class, keeps its privileges and power; by suppressing everyone else. This is performed mainly through the destruction of history, psychological and physical punishments placed upon the members of Oceania, which are prominent features of the dystopian genre 1984 is a political novel written with the purpose of warning readers in the West of the dangers of totalitarian government. Having witnessed firsthand the horrific lengths to which totalitarian governments, such as Germany and Russia, Orwell designs an extreme totalitarian government, one which seeks to control every aspect of life, directly or indirectly such as psychological, physical, language destruction, destruction of a free press etc. Psychological mechanisms include, “2 minute hate” which, synonymous with Hitler’s scathing attacks; are implemented to rile up the population against their supposed enemy which diverts attention and anger at the obsequious surveillance is a major control tool, as almost every movement is monitored and “every movement is scrutinized” which destroys privacy....
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