1984 Winston And Parson Comparison Essay

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Winston and Parson are very different, in so many ways, but they also have a few similarities. In 1894, the people are all in fear of walking wrong, talking wrong, thinking wrong, anything that would be found to have a reason to destroy them. One difference between Winston and Parson was Winston was a loner after his wife had left him, while Parson had a wife and two kids. Parson’s wife had left him, because there was no reason to stay, because every time they tried they couldn’t have children. Parson on the other hand had a wife that was very old, and two children who were determined to help Big Brother find traitors. His daughter was successful when she followed a man and turned him in saying “the shoes” gave him away. Another difference between them is that Parson is loyal to Big Brother, while Winston want’s to rebel against Big Brother, and gets society changed. “To the future or to the past, to a time when thought is free, when men are different from one another and do not live alone – to a time when truth exists and what is done cannot be undone: From the age of uniformity from the age of solitude, from the age of Big Brother, from the age of doublethinking – Greetings!” This is one of the quotes that stood out to me the most. I think it sums up Winston’s plans for a change in society. Also, I’m not sure if they get paid different, or…show more content…
Parson. Parson seems to feel that there is nothing wrong and he is high enough in society that he doesn’t have to worry about the change in society, not paying much attention or thinking that his children may be him and his wife’s downfall. Winston on the other hand is on his toes, and doesn’t like how the society is being run, and wants to change how things are run, but has trouble trusting anyone with his thoughts afraid that they will turn him in. This may be his downfall, because he want’s so bad to change society that he will tell the first person he thinks is on his

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