Class-Consciousness In Communism In 1984

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Class-consciousness in Communism might have been the reason behind the Morlocks' uprising. The working class (Morlocks) saw itself oppressed by the aristocracy and became socially self-aware and bonded together to overthrow the ruling class of the Eloi. Wells was trying to give a message to his society by showing the degeneration of the two classes. We see that the Eloi fear the Morlock very much because of their manipulation and evil intentions. In “1984” we see manipulation of the lower class throughout the novel. The way in which the Party and Big Brother have control over every detail in the people’s lives is distressing as it takes away their freedom and rights. In “1984” Winston and O’Brien are talking about Big Brother and O’Brien says,

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