{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Overview on the Proles by John

Overview on the Proles by John - Overview on the Proles by...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Overview on the Proles by Saad, John and Domenic The society of Oceania is divided into three classes: inner party, outer party and proles. The proles made up 85% of the population in Oceania. The proles are short for "proletariat" or, basically, the average person who sell their labor to survive. They are the uneducated working class. This is why they are not involved and why it is not important, because Newspeak is for the educated and literate people only. The Party itself is only interested in their labor power, because the proles are mainly employed in the industry and in the farms. Without their labor force, Oceania would certainly fail. Freedom - Proles aren't as closely watched as persons of higher status, such as Winston. They are not being watch in the telescreens because they are so “lowly” that the Party does not even bother with them, “Nobody cares what the proles say” (Orwell 11). They lead a carefree life in which they are given the liberty to do what they wish and express what they feel. In comparison, the Party
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern