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George Orwell’s 1984, depicts a fictional totalitarian Government (based on the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany) to portray a picture of how regimes use propaganda and terror to control people’s minds, thoughts, as well as actions.

The book is set in Airstrip One, a province of the superstate Oceania. The society was split into three social divisions, upper, middle, and lower class. The upper class was the ruling party that belonged to the Inner Party.

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The middle class, also known as the Outer Party: above average individual who did not have a significant role. The lower class or the “proles” comprised of 85% of the populations who represented the illiterate working class. Since a long time, each of the classes had adopted mechanisms to gain power. Upper class tried to maintain its power by demanding a divine command; middle class used commerce and capitalism to improvise their social status; the lower class endorsed socialism in order to create the “dictatorship of the proletariat.” However, there still remained a minority in power, and a majority aspiring to gain power. Along with the social division, the Oceania government was also divided into 4 ministries.

The Ministry of Peace (Minipax) served as the military wing that is in charge of the armed force to protect the area. Although, the nation continually remained at war, the battle always remained in a confidential state so that it is not clear who is winning or losing. Next, was the Ministry of Plenty (Miniplenty), that managed Oceania’s “planned” economy. It is the job of the Miniplenty to ration the goods in order to completely control the state’s economic cycles.

The Proles were forced to produce synthetic foods and weapons and there was no capital, machines, or profits in return. The Ministry of love (Miniluv) was in charge of enforcing the loyalty and love for Big Brother that used the methodology of absolute fear and forceful brainwashing. Lastly, the


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