- Discover essay samples

1984: Hope

4.9 of 5.0 (130 reviews)

289 words
Book Reports

1984: Hope Page 1
The above thumbnails are of reduced quality. To view the work in full quality, click download.

Learning from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. (Albert Einstein) This quote means that as human beings we are supposed to question everything, its in our nature to question everything. To be human means to have dreams, emotions, and hope. Hope for a good future. To aspire to be the best that one could within a society that one lives. It also means that you can have a simple human connection to another person. In 1984, the Totalitarian government of Oceania believed that having no freedom of thought or choice would provide for a better society in which to live. ?The two aims of the party are to conquer the whole surface of the earth and to extinguish once and for all the possibility of independent thought?. (Orwell Pg 172.) This quote explains how the party wants to take away free thought and how they want to have complete control over their citizens.

The proles officers are a sign of hope because Winston believes that they could overthrow the government because they make up 85% of the population of Oceania. ?The proles are human beings? he said aloud, ?We are not human.? (Orwell pg.166) The proles have freedoms that other party members don't have such as not constantly being under the watch of big brother, they can engage in relationships (marriage), and they don't live in constant fear of the government. They are in control of their own lives unlike the citizens. Winston also believes that the proles have retained some of their humanity that does not exist in the party members.

In 1984, the party wants to take away humanity so all that's left is undevoted love for the ...

You are currently seeing 50% of this paper.

You're seeing 289 words of 578.

Keywords: 1984 hope, 1984 hope quotes, 1984 hope essay, 1984 hope lies in the proles quote, hopelessness 1984, 1984 julia hopes for the future, 1984 winston hopes for the future, 1984 quotes about hopelessness

Similar essays

Catcher In The Rye

The book tells of Holden Caulfield's insight about life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions about people and leads the reader on a 5 day visit into his mind. Holden, throughout the book, made other people feel inferior to his own. I can relate to this because although I do not view people inferior to myself, I do judge ot...

174 reviews
Letter to Sylvia Rozines

Dear Sylvia Rozines, In the past week or so, I had the imponderable pleasure of reading your book Yellow Star. I personally am not a huge fan of the topic of terrorism against the Jews, whether it's the concentration camps or the ghettos, but your book changed that. Reading Yellow Star was such a riveting experience and I thank you so much for be...

158 reviews
The Odyssey And Its Themes

Homer?s great literary classic, The Odyssey, represents and illustrates many emotional and mental values. All of these values can be classified under three different main themes that are constant throughout the epic tale. These themes are: A boy?s struggle to be a man, a king?s struggle to reclaim his kingdom, and a man?s struggle to return home. A...

165 reviews
To Kill A Mockingbird: Atticus Finch

Atticus Finch is the father of Jem and Scout Finch. He feels he must do his best to raise both of them to have high moral values and a good understanding of what is right and what is wrong. Jem and Scout both idolize Atticus and listen to what he says because they know he is right and what he is telling them are important things. Joe is a parental...

24 reviews
Fried Green Tomatoes Human Nat

Coping with situations within FRIED GREEN TOMATOES Human Nature, it?s our instinct, our reaction, our thoughts, and our ability to make decisions. It has been examined from every conceivable angle. It has been scrutinized, interrogated, glorified and even corrupted by every medium in the world, but none so extensively as the written word. Literatur...

88 reviews
Atsisiųsti šį darbą