In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it.
Every concept that can ever be needed will be expressed by exactly one word, with its meaning rigidly defined and all its subsidiary meanings rubbed out and forgotten.”, “Newspeak”, an iteration of our English, is a language whose vocabulary is in a constant process of being edited down. With each word that is destroyed by the likes of Winston’s comrade, Syme, of the Ministry of Truth’s Research Department, a small corner of that sculpture is chiselled off, the pool of possible words we can use to describe something or express ourselves shrinks, and with it, our freedom of thought.
Winstons torture ensues and he is forced to give up the one person in the world whom he trusted, Winston exclaims "Do it to Julia, Do it to Julia! ..." showing that mind manipulation can turn one away from their deepest feelings.
The party used Winston's biggest fear to coerse him into acceptance, he was once again a robot to big brother.
Mind control takes its biggest victims in the forms of the main characters, Winston and Julia.
These two characters are a perfect example of the inevitable outcome of mind manipulation.
Winston was once a lower party member in a world of drones, who began to regain control of his mind and independence.
In a city of enemies, Winston found trust in the form of a girl by the name of Julia, who shared in his feelings of restlessness. By having a secret and illegal love affair, they broke a carnal rule in their society.
for their portrayals of a society oppressed by a totalitarian government.2016 was a year dominated by the U. Presidential election, and 67 years after it was originally published, some of the themes of seemed to have found a second wind and regained relevancy courtesy of now President-Elect Donald Trump, a figure built through a cult of personality not too different from Big Brother.
The parallels do not end there, however.“He took a twenty-five cent piece out of his pocket.