George Orwell’s 1984
This story occurs in a state called Oceania. The primary characters introduced are Winston Smith who is a worker on among the four branches of government on Oceania. This 4 branches are “The Ministry of Reality” where they falsificate or get rid of all past documents such as books, papers, magazines, records, tapes and anything including details about the past and are reworded with the “accurate” significance of whatever the Government (referred to as” Big Brother”) wants it to be.
All past records are removed and everyone should believe what the new ones state or else they are caught by the Thought Authorities. The Thought Police are a group of modern individuals who resemble the authorities of our time other than that this police can see you each and every single second of your life through special gadgets that appear like T. V.’s called Telescreens. This Telescreens are placed in your homes of individuals, outdoors buildings, parks, walls, anywhere they could be put and are always switched on.
The Telescreens are continuously offering you details of the wars won and also informing you what to do and constantly enjoying every movement you do, no expressions are confessed in Oceania besides hatred or the one “Big Brother” informs you to. The 2nd branch is called “The Ministry f Love” where individuals were punished, tortured and were taught to hate each other. The third branch is called “The Ministry of Plenty” where economic affairs were managed, they decided who got just how much of something often being insufficient of a ration.
The last branch is called “The Ministry of Peace” which dealt with all the war affairs such as where the next bomb they launched would hit and who they required to damage next. Winston worked in the Ministry of truth where he’s job was to rewrite the news on the paper called Times. Another character is O’Brien who helps Winston like Big Sibling for Winston hated Big Brother. Julia is the lady that falls in love (which is a huge criminal offense) with Winston. Katharine is Winston’s spouse though he hasn’t seen her for three years.
Eastasia and Eurasia are the 2 other states defending power with Oceania. The proles are the only people who are not controlled so much by Big Sibling, they serve as we do and can have their own thinks, thoughts, sensations or anything they seem like. Emmanuel Goldstein is in charge of an underground brotherhood that wishes to destroy Huge Bro. Conflict- There are uncountable conflicts on this novel however the main one is the struggle of Winston to disobey Huge Bro and try to rebel versus it and ruin it attempting to bring back the original past of mankind.
Climax- The climax of this story is when Winston and Julia join this secret brotherhood commanded by Emmanuel Goldstein who’s sole purpose is to ruin Big Sibling by opening the eyes of people by a secret book that didn’t have a name, it was simply called “the book” which contained the beliefs of Emmanuel regarding what Big Bro was doing.
Falling Action- The falling action here is when after Winston and Julia make love n their own little hiding location which was a space who they rented from Mr. Charrington (who was actually O’Brien in disguise) in a location where the proles lived, the Idea Cops, commanded by O’Brien capture them and takes them to the Ministry of love where they are punished, humiliated and are made to confess everything and anything that they ever knew while being tortured by O’Brien. Winston betrays whatever he enjoyed by punishment and is made to betray everybody and whatever he believed in by facing his greatest terror which is rats. Conclusion- The conclusion is that after a few months or years of rehabilitation,
Winston is taught to obey Big Sibling and love him even though his mind informs him otherwise and he likewise has to learn how to control his mind to suit whatever Big Brother says holds true or not such as 2 +2 being 5 and not 4, and he understood it was 5 due to the fact that Big Brother stated so and there was no evidence of it being inaccurate. After he gets restored they send him off out of the Ministry of love and is eliminated by a bullet that enters his head and lastly at the end he understands that he now liked Huge Bro even though Big Sibling had eliminated him for he never ever betrayed Big Sibling after his rehab.