In George Orwell’s 1984, the main character Winston Smith struggles with opression in Oceania. This is a dystopian novle for all the fans out there. In this imaginary world the party bands individuality.The ever- watchfu Big Brother haunts all citizens. Winston is constantly paranoid and dares to express his thoughts in a diary. This daring act brings Wiston into the eye of the opposition, who then must refrom the nonconformist.
I’m currently on page 150 and I hardly can put the book down. I really like this book despite it hardly has an diaouge. It’s an easy detailed read. In 1984, Newspeak is use. A language developed by the ruling party that removed words from the dictionary in order to oppress the people. It’s really intresting to think about how much of a loss it would be if we couldn’t use certain words or if laungauge was reduced to basic communication. An example of Newspeak would be
"If you want a stronger version of "good", what sense is there in having a whole string of vague useless words like "excellent" and "splendid" and all the rest of them? "Plusgood" covers the meaning, or "doubleplusgood" if you want something stronger still. "
fullwise - (adverb) Fully. One of the rules of newspeak is that any word can be turned into an adverb by adding the suffix “-wise”. This allowed the removal of repetitive words such as completely and totally from the language.