ENG403B_5.01 1984 Literary analysis paper.docx - 5.01 1984 Literary Analysis Paper In a separate document write a literary analysis paper in MLA format

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5.01 1984 Literary Analysis Paper In a separate document, write a literary analysis paper in MLA format on a central theme in 1984 . Remember that a theme is NEVER just one word. A theme is a statement of truth that the author wishes to convey in their work. So the central theme of 1984 will not simply be “rebellion,” you’ll need to tell me how the author feels about rebellion based upon the ideas contained in the work. Remember that a literary analysis paper is NOT a summary. Though you will need to draw evidence from throughout the novel to discuss a theme that is developed, it should not take the form of a summary. This paper should just be you interacting with the novel and is NOT a research paper. You will be required to include an MLA formatted works cited page, but the only entry should be for the version of 1984 that you used for your paper. Remember that all quotes and paraphrases from the novel should have citations with them to demonstrate where in the novel you got them from. Your paper should be a minimum of 750 words over at least 5 paragraphs . **Please note that anything with a 90% similarity rating or above will be given a zero and will need to be resubmitted.**
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The Last Thinking Man in the US In 1949, George Orwell published 1984, a dystopian novel portraying a society oppressed by a totalitarian government. He wrote this novel to warn the future. Even though 1984 is a work of fiction, many of the ideas presented are thought-provoking and political statements. This novel has opened up eyes of society in the past and present to how his ideas are becoming more realistic. Throughout this book, Orwell expresses many thought-provoking ideas. Before naming this book 1984 , he wanted to name it “The Last Thinking Man in Europe”. Prior to Winston being brainwashed, he had thoughts for himself. The Party used language as a control mechanism. They created “Newspeak”, an iteration of English. In this language, the vocabulary is constantly being changed “narrow(ing) the range of thought” (Orwell 77). This controls what can or cannot be talked about, but it also controls how it is talked about. The Party manipulates the words that are able to be used to ensure that there aren’t any individual thoughts. Another idea in 1984 is that their society is based on fear and hatred. The people of Oceania hate the Party and Big Brother. Through the fear of
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