Power, Control and Loss of Individuality in George Orwell’s 1984

Texts which offer new insights into the anomalies and inconsistencies in human behaviour and motivations. Indeed, through this examination, the audience may glean an insight into the author’s manipulation of such human behaviour and motivation, prompting the audience to be made aware of their behaviour. Through an exploration of Orwell’s dystopian novel, 1984, the dangers…

Pip and Joe’s Relationship in Great Expectations

In ​Great Expectations ​(1861) by Charles Dickens, the most noteworthy relationship is the relationship between Pip, the protagonist of the novel, and his father-figure Joe, the humble blacksmith. Throughout the course of the text, this relationship evolves from a warm, brotherly relationship, forged in the fires of adversity, to a distant and fractured one, caused…