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1984: 60th-Anniversary Edition (Plume)

1984 - George Orwell Dystopian elements checklist:-New names for current geopolitical locations (Britain --> Airstrip One); -Forced propaganda consumption, often about vanquished foes ("The next moment a hideous, grinding speech, as of some monstrous machine running without oil, burst from the big telescreen at the end of the room. It was a noise that set one’s teeth on edge and bristled the hair at the back of one’s neck. The Hate had started...The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but, on the contrary, that it was impossible to avoid joining in");-Constant surveillance (telescreen: "Any sound that Winston made, above the level of a very low whisper, would be picked up by it; moreover, so long as he remained within the field of vision which the metal plate commanded, he could be seen as well as heard. There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment.")-Being forced to hide true emotions due to aforementioned constant surveillance ("Winston turned abruptly. He had set his features into the expression of quiet optimism which it was advisable to wear when facing the telescreen.")-Remaining true to yourself "inside" despite aforementioned hiding of true emotions ("'It's the one thing they can't do. They can make you say anything — ANYTHING— but they can't make you believe it. They can't get inside you.'")-Ironic government slogans (WAR IS PEACE; FREEDOM IS SLAVERY; IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH)-New gov't bodies/orgs (The Ministries)-Scapegoat/victimize to consolidate power (Goldstein)-Everyday resistance ("She must have slipped into some shop in the proletarian quarters and bought herself a complete set of make-up materials. Her lips were deeply reddened, her cheeks rouged, her nose powdered; there was even a touch of something under the eyes to make them brighter.")-Organized resistance (the Brotherhood)-Class structure, haves and have-nots ("It's Inner Party stuff. There's nothing those swine don't have, nothing.")-New vocabulary (Big Brother,Thought Police, thoughtcrime, unperson, memory hole, doublethink)-Remembering 'before' (the paperweight, his youth)

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