1984 LANG TONE AND STYLE

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STYLE

  • bleak and depressive -mirros functional style of party when indivual suppressed
  • straighforward grammar=refelcts ORWELLS BELIEF IN UNCLUTTERED LANG=MOST HONEST FORM OF COMMUNICATION 
  • HIS ESSAY 'POLITICS AND ENG LANG'-states 'to think clearly its neccessary'
  • lang oppressive and ull
  • books opening clear and straighforeward-evokes sense of misery
  • 'gritty' 
  • BUT SOMETIMES MODIFIES STYLES TO MATCH WINSTONS WMOTIOANL STATE-'DOWN WITH BIG BRO'
  • diaglue differences to differntiate betwee inner and outer 
  • proles=standard eng /cockeny klevaing out vowels 
  • =despite party supposedyly coimmitment to social eaulity old brit class system still in place 

OVERARCHING THEME

  • fundamental conflcit -between idnidual and social system
  • orwell-greater gov power onl way t bring democratic society but can be easily misued 
  • TOO FEATURES FROM NAZIS ETC AND REDEFRINED THEM AND PROJECTED THEM ONTO BRIT 
  • ALARAMING READING EXPERINCE 
  • proles uninterested in politics 
  • wisnyton an intellet uyet still vulnerbale to impressive sounding philopsoshies used to justify power 
  • promise freedom from guilt and anxiety bt these part of human condition 
  • 1984 conevys suspin on modern life in generak-tv secuirty cameras etc 

POINT OF VIEW

  • thirs perosn=externl and internal perspectives 
  • we gain info only from winstons thoughst and memeories 
  • orwell simutanosult describves and comments on winstons thoughts and feelings 

TONE

  • dar and pessimistsic 
  • a[artement…

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