Propaganda In 1984

In the totalitarian future of 1984 by Orwell the ruling party controls it’s people by means of repression, inclusive management over language and history, and utter manipulation of individual ideas and thoughts. The party’s strength is received by it’s power over the people and as a result the people believing in the party. With the … Read more

Essay about Marxism In Pol Pot

The policies pursued by Pol Pot were done in order to maintain ideological purity, absolute control, and party security. So, did philosophers like Fanon and Marx have an undermining influence on the morals of elitists in the political realm? In response to the extreme process of purification from anything “other”, Fanon stated that, “violence is … Read more

1984 Political Language Essay

“Political language [… ] is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. ” In George Orwell’s novel, 1984 and his essay “Politics and the English Language” there is a clear connection between politics, language, and expressing the truth. Politics aims to control people … Read more

The Dangers of Totalitarianism

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 in Spain and Russia would go in order to sustain and increase their power, Orwell designed 1984 to sound the alarm in Western nations … Read more