1984 Essay

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1984 Essay Skeleton Outline Introduction History being lost, Free will is abolished by the falsification of history records, love being outlawed and the invasion of their privacy, Telescreens, Big brother, a world watched over and perfected. George Orwell created this world, quite hard to portray visually, setting a very dark and unwanted setting in which the dystopia of totalitarian surveillance and prevention of state is shown . Turning a good book into a good film in it’s whole glory isn’t as easy as it sounds .Michael Radford’s attempt to match Orwell’s descriptions of his exceptional book-- 1984 was indeed impressive and an exceptional ideal adaptation of such a deep book. It’s obvious that the movie can never be as good as the book, but the movie should try including as much detail as possible. In fact, more so that the reader is excited to be watching it . Thesis In my opinion, the movie was not a really good adaptation to George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’. This is shown through the emotions and feelings that were expected to be developed while watching the movie , alteration and deletion of certain scenes as well as symbolism. Paragraph 1 : Emotions and feeling I expected to feel were not there Point : Firstly, Although the movie seemed to copy the book word for word , the emotion that seemed to grip the reader was lost in translation, It just didn’t capture my emotions as much as the novel did. Proof : * Room 101 and torture : For instance when Winston was being tortured by O-Brien I didn’t feel a thing while watching the movie but the book gave so much deep description of room 101 and the torture that made me feel winston’s horrifying experience and sufferings. To show how horrifying Room 101 was Orwell usedmore then enough characters to set that feeling : “You asked me once, what was in Room 101. I told you that you knew the answer already.

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