“Good literature enlightens, great literature inspires action.” Great literature inspires action as it can cause emotional and independent thought, it allows one to form their own ideas. These ideas that form may grow to define a person and their actions. When Winston reads the book by Goldstein Good literature at the time may be only […]

In America until 1969, interracial marriage was illegal simply because two peoples skin colours did not match. That sounds ridiculous to us, doesn’t it? All be it today, people and politicians aren’t that direct, but either way, we’re not that dumb… we all know how wrong it is to allow a woman to kill an innocent […]

“Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing” How is it, that we stand by and allow the unwinding of our social mores and norms in our society by those who disregard the most human principles of mankind? We observe the slow degradation of our humanity […]

“for some reason, the telescreen in the living room was in an unusual position” I first only thought of this to be Winston being lucky and allowing a hero to form inside of him, but through discussion in the class, I thought that with all the meticulous watching of people and trying to catch traitors, how could […]

Behold, our president. Trump, strong and smart, has finally been elected to lead or glorious country. No longer will the low income, poor living conditions, unwanted job stealing job stealers be able to steal our jobs. Our mighty wall shall block out the sun for these insignificant ants. Our leaders strong, large hands were the […]

To my dearest darling, womanizing, insincere and temporary love, You are my first and last love of this kind. I feel our relationship is special. That I can flirt with you, I mean love you, without any attachment or expectations gives me this elated freedom. You have removed for me all deep and holy meanings […]

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