Hitler vs. Big Brother (1984 novel)
Orwell, the author of 1984, showed similarities between all tolitarian regimes, one of them is the one Adolf Hitler ruled. Hitler was a dictator just like Big Brother. They all have different ways to rule their government, but all with the same purpose, they love the power, they like to feel superior. They manipulate to have a pure party. Big Brother was a mirror image of Hitler in many aspects. Both dictators had the leadership ideals, the propaganda techniques, the secret police and many other manipulative ways to influence everyone. Hitler and B.B ruled with no tolerance of opposition. Big Brother’s plans were a success to have a powerful state. Adolf Hitler, concerned himself more with spreading a feeling of pride to get to the pure party that he wishes so much. Hitler influenced people to think and accept that his party was the most powerful and superior. Both used propaganda techniques to get into people’s minds since they were little kids. Big Brother used the Two Minute Hate to glorify him, to declare him a hero, and also to declare capitalismo unnaceptable. Everyone would see that and agree. Although Hilter used something different, he controlled the films and decided what could be shown or not. All films creating oposition against the party were not allowed and possibly destroyed. These techniques were vey sucessful but there were still some oposition that the Secret Police would take care of. Hitler’s secret police had an objective that was to strike fear to everyone so they destroyed homes, families and only by assumptions, if you were a suspect, your life would be a nightmare. Big Brother used his secret police against thoughtcrime, if you think of something and the telescreen get it, you’re done, your life is over. Adolf also commanded the genocide of the Jews and Arabes because he wanted a pure party and the Jews were a “threat”, and because he wanted a superior race, only germans were supposed to be...
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