George Orwell the Nobel Laureate is famous for his books like’Animal Farm’ and 1984. Many of the books of Orwell are dissolving the sugar and spice of Communist Regimes. His writing has fertilized us with the imagination that a communist idol is a fish gone stale.
The protagonist of the Novel is Winston is a bored lethargic character. All his life, his inner consciousness, he exhibits frustration with the Communist regime. The country portrayed in the Novel is a hidden allegory portraying the deceased USSR. All the ministries are under the control of the Communist party.
Orwell creates a satire of the entertainment business. The business propagandizes State Ideals. It reveals democratic ideals are decadent and defunct. The industry is a thorough brain washing of personal likes and shifts people’s attitudes and consumerism into propaganda. .
There is no liberty to throw opinions. Communism is a monster that jeopardizes freedom.
The protagonist Winston is depicted as servant who is trapped at the fangs of communism and yet wanting to break free. Government offices are bureaus of a monster wanting to desecrate life.
All theses slogans point out a psychological narcissism, a mirror stage of Lacan, a gaze of a Private-is-a -Public -business and reduces human into a morass of mental poverty. The people of the communist country are regimented automatons.
The stores are owned by the government and many a time they are unable to supply things needed by the general public.
There is no freedom to think and explore ideas. Out of two taxpayers one is a spy and belongs to the secret police. It’s an irony that there is no family relationship and in a family the wife or the husband could betray you.
Winston is a creative intellectual trapped in the gulag of Communism and he expresses his liberty writing journals.
The novel describes the purges carried out by Stalin.
The Communist Party uses subversive tactics to demoralize and dethrone the earlier regimes and tries to promote Communism as a God. The wretch of ideology plays with information and seduces people into myopia of getting.