How Is Winston Alienated In 1984

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The book 1984 is all about politics, alienation, and curiosity in a dystopian world. 1984 written by George Orwell is about a middle-aged man named Winston Smith and often asks the question why in his society. He lives in a world where it has a totalitarian government where you are always watched, and you are supposed to obey, love, and respect the Party (government) and its rules with all your heart. Throughout the novel, we see that Winston Smith is against the government and tends to rebel against the rules. Winston at first feels alienated from society, then begins to feel acceptance that he is not alone of hating the government, and ends up loving the Party after all. In the beginning of the novel, Winston Smith feels very alienated of the way he lives and why society is like the way it is. The life of Winston Smith sounds very basic in his world. With every move being watched by what is called a telescreen, and a sign that says “BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU” , life of a comrade described that it is very typical and he is very used to it. He writes his thoughts down in his diary, about anything,…show more content…
Winston learns that you cannot believe in what you want is inevitable. The Party does not want to execute citizens for their beliefs because it would show that the citizens die believing what your thoughts. Winston explains this by saying, “To die hating them, that was freedom,” (Orwell 281). Winston is being put to torture until his brain can process of whatever the Party says to believe. An infamous example is “2 + 2 = 5”. He knows that this addition is wrong but because of torture it starts to process that this is what the government says, it is true. After interpreting everything and been through what he has went though, Winston Smith is finally shows pride in the government by announcing his love for Big

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