• 1984 Research Guide


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    1.     Consciousness Manipulation:

    o    Advertising strategies in calling up for military service,

    Max Paul Friedman
    Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. Vol. 6. 3rd ed. New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. p502-504.

    o    TV as a means to manipulate your thinking,

    o    Hero-worshiping and other idolatry..

    2.     Governmental Control:

    o    Loss of civilian rights,

    Beyond Totalitarianism: Stalinism and Nazism Compared
    Samantha Duncan
    Histories of Everyday Life in Totalitarian Regimes. Ed. Thomas Riggs. Vol. 3: Literary Approaches. The Literature of Society Series Farmington Hills, MI: St. James Press, 2015. p3-6.

    o    Fear as a tool to control the population.

    3.     Relations to History:

    o    Parallels between Oceania and Soviet Union,

    o    Parallels between Oceania and the Nazi.