Alison Holland 6th PARKS 1984 Rewrite “Give me liberty or give me death!” Patrick Henry.

People have been fighting for their right to freedom ever since the beginnings of America. In George Orwell’s novel, 1984, he warns the public of possibly losing freedom if the citizens were to be pulled into the totalitarian- type government. George Orwell helps to explain the great significance behind freedom in a compelling story, which goes into tremendous depth on the sacrifices of the loss of freedom. This novel also reveals the social ladder of freedom, and the emerging emotional personality that depends on freedom.

In Oceania, people’s rights are stripped from those lacking freedom. Theybesides inner-party members- are constantly evaluated by the thought police. Due to the tight screening, the people are not free to live life the way they want to. For instance, as the novel starts out, Winston clues in that he is constantly monitored when he is in view of the telescreen, and always by sound. As the novel progresses the appearance of privacy rarely happens, so Winston and Julia learn that no one and no place can be trusted. In addition to the lack of privacy, the characters in this story are forced into an extremely dry life due to their lack of freedom. They are essentially alone in the world because Big Brother monitors their intellectual thinking, which stems into the lack of emotional feeling towards one another. This

and sharing a satisfactory life like them. That is important because that is what makes life interesting. having problems to deal with. because it is warning the world that if a citizen loses their freedom. due to the lack of personal choices. This freedom given to the certain inner-party members such as O’Brian is unequal in comparison to Winston’s. have the power to turn off their telescreen. they begin to lose hope. This affect is the factor which pushes a citizen to becoming inhuman. then how is one to do make a point out of their life? Equally important. This leads on to the false hope of someday reaching the ranks of the inner-party members. is also an inconspicuous hint from George Orwell on a Totalitarianism Government. If the government restricts all of these thoughts and personal thoughts. having and reaching a goal. and live into a more satisfying life. When a person dealing with freedom issues. taking on a challenge. they are essentially giving them full power of themselves. This is the whole scheme of things. They personally. On top of all these reasons is the affect on who a person can become under the lack of freedom. This matters because if the public looses’ their will to fight and search for hope. allowing them to do whatever they wish to do with them.diminishes their ability to form personal opinions and having a sense of creativity. the restriction of freedom does not reach those inner-party members. If they give into the powers of the Big Brother. because they are the ones enforcing it. ultimately leading to insufficient amount of freedom. They are now in the hand of the Big Brother. loses all control of . they will lose sight of their goal and will have given into the powers of the Big Brother.

Orwell scares society with the shocking ending of Winston converting. fighter against Big Brother. the loss of freedom in a society can control the life of it. the hidden spies placed in his life and mainly his experience in the Ministry of Love after he was arrested. 26) . Ignorance is strength. independent. In brief. “War is Peace. Towards the end of the novel. Freedom is slavery.” (Orwell. Winston has now transformed into a totally different person in reaction to the loss of freedom. For these reasons. unfairly class them against substantially higher ranked people. and change the personalities into a controlled and foreign being. the type of person they were no longer exists under the lack of freedom because this made society an impersonal environment with many unpleasant changes.what their thought. feeling and emotions are they tend to become disconnected with society. In all. Winston starts out in this novel as a stubborn. For example. Some of his losses of rights were: monitoring of daily life on telescreen.