Winston Smith is a low-ranking member of the party. In his country Oceania, everything was controlled by the head of the party who is known as “Big Brother”. There will be cameras fixed everywhere like public places, apartments and even in our own houses including our bedrooms. We will be watching 24×7. The party controlled and monitored every people of the country, they decided everything of what must people talk, write even they controlled people from thinking about something which will be lead the party down. (Thoughtcrime) they say that and punish the people in secret ways. Sometimes people suddenly vaporize from society due to the crimes they commit. These all things made Winston depressed and he wanted to rebel against the party with his lover Julia. They both wanted to rebel against the current party that is ruling the country Oceania. How did they start their plan? With whom did they join to abolish the party? Who helped them? Who was against their ideas? And did they uprooted the party? Are questions will occupy our minds until the end of the book.
About the book:
This book is completely a dystopian novel by George Orwell who is famous for his dystopian and unique novels. Through this book, Orwell beautifully illustrated how it must be to be in the future.
This book was written in 1948 itself. And also adapted as a movie. If you don’t have time to read this full novel you can watch it virtually.
If you think “this plot reminds me of your school history subject” I say No… it’s beyond history. Orwell made a timeless satirical attack on the social and political structures of the world.
People in a higher position will create rules and make us obey them. If we don’t, They will give us what we need most and convince us to obey them. Or They will give pain or fear and persuade us to obey them.
Even though it’s a classic novel. The words are not that difficult. so, if you hate classic books due to their language. You can try this one. You don’t find it hard to follow it.
Why you must read this book?
George Orwell is a genius. Who is loot us from our reality? And left us alone in the place which is created by him. That is none other than his works. So, if you want to escape reality and get yourself into some unbearable works. You must try this one.
If you are a classic lover you can read it and would eventually start to love Orwell’s works.
If you are a literature student. This book and George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” book will help you with major paper and their background studies.
Quotes from this book:
Who controls the past controls the future.Who controls the present controls the past.
If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.
If you loved someone, you loved him, and when you had nothing else to give, you still gave him love.
Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your choosing.