1984
&
the post-war world
Overview
• The Movie 1984
• George Orwell
• Stalinist policy
• Brief introduction to the
history
The Movie1984
• Dystopian film of the novel about an
oligarchical and totalitarianist society
• Social class system:
→uppe...
The Movie 1984
• Four government-ministries:
→Ministry of Peace
→Ministry of Plenty
→Ministry of Love
→Ministry of Truth
World map based upon
“1984“
George Orwell
• Socialist
• Supported a federal socialist
Europe
• Dislike of imperialism
“Every line of serious
work I have written
since 1936 has been
written, directly or
indirectly, against
totalitarism and f...
Stalinist Policy
• Universally recognized as a
policy of manipulation
• Based upon an enormous
contempt for the working ma...
Little Introduction
into the History
• Troubles and Tensions between the
“Super Powers“
• Cold War
• NATO (1949)
Super-Powers
Thank you for
listening!
Lena
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1984 by lena

  1. 1. 1984 & the post-war world
  2. 2. Overview • The Movie 1984 • George Orwell • Stalinist policy • Brief introduction to the history
  3. 3. The Movie1984 • Dystopian film of the novel about an oligarchical and totalitarianist society • Social class system: →upper-class/Inner Party →middle-class/Outer Party →lower-class/Proles • Oceania • Eurasia • Eastasia
  4. 4. The Movie 1984 • Four government-ministries: →Ministry of Peace →Ministry of Plenty →Ministry of Love →Ministry of Truth
  5. 5. World map based upon “1984“
  6. 6. George Orwell • Socialist • Supported a federal socialist Europe • Dislike of imperialism
  7. 7. “Every line of serious work I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarism and for democratic socialism, as I understand it.“
  8. 8. Stalinist Policy • Universally recognized as a policy of manipulation • Based upon an enormous contempt for the working mass, which is seen as political cannon-fodder • Media and science was state-owned or controlled • Propaganda used Marxist philosphy to attack capitalism
  9. 9. Little Introduction into the History • Troubles and Tensions between the “Super Powers“ • Cold War • NATO (1949)
  10. 10. Super-Powers
  11. 11. Thank you for listening! Lena

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