Essay On Domestic Violence In Big Brother, The Thought Police, And O Brien

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In domestic violence, the abuser talks to the victim as if they are nothing. Abusers tell their victims things that are not true, and diminish the victim’s self-esteem, so that they go along with everything they say out of fear. The abuser tells the person that they are nothing and will be nothing without them. They threaten that if the victim even thinks leaves them or defying against them they’ll make the victim regret it. In this case, Big Brother, the Thought Police, and O’Brien are the abuser and Winston, as the main character, is the only victim we actually hear about. Winston wants to overthrow Big Brother and the only way is to remain “conscious” in city full of “unconscious” people. The world exists outside of our minds and when we die the world and the people in the world do not cease to exist.…show more content…
He convinced Winston to view that the world was only what he saw in his mind, which is now filled with the lies of the party. Orwell shows just how effective O’Brien’s torture was at the end of the story: “But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother” (489). Winston saw with his own eyes how the Party had changed history, he changed some facts himself, but he still allowed himself to be brainwashed. The term “objective reality” means that reality exists outside of our minds, that reality isn’t only what we perceive it to be, but a collection of what we and others know to be true. When we believe that the world only exists in our heads and that our views of the world are the only way to view the world, it is easier to control how one sees the world if you can control their mind. Objective reality is freedom, because you can come up with your own opinion of things. If someone wants you to do something, you don’t have to do it if it’s something you don’t

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