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Opinion: Contemporary world vis-à-vis 1984 by George Orwell

The Unsettling Similarity of Timeless Dystopian Novel.

Suraj Deshmukh

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The book 1984 was written by Geroge Orwell in 1949 as an attempt to demonstrate how democraries can also fall into the trap of totalitarianism. The story in the book showcases a dystopian world in the year 1984, where there are only three countries in the world, and all of them are in a constant power struggle. All three countries have a totalitarian, oligarchic government of their own. But the story in the book is from a country called Oceania, which is ruled by a party called Ingsoc or English…

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