Dystopian Literature 17 Orwell's 1984

What inspired George Orwell to write 1984? Spoiler alert: it wasn't a fear of rats. 

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governments had access to new forms of mass technology and

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they used those to build support among the citizens for

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going to war They wanted people to work harder you

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know send supplies to the troops And so they used

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propaganda that is advertising television commentary news commentary that basically

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makes people feel more patriotic or loyal to the nation

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and more supportive of the war George orwell didn't like

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that He was super super suspicious of governments telling people

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how to think and that's That idea that a government

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controlling how people think is dangerous is the basis for

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