Compare nineteen eighty-four, p. 72, ‘If there is hope, wrote Winston, it lies in the proles.’
Unlike Orwell, he has no one definitive book, no Animal Farm, nineteen eighty-four, or Homage to Catalonia.
(1949) A novel by George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four depicts a totalitarian society of the future, ruled by an omnipotent dictator called Big Brother. In this society, called Oceania, people's thoughts are controlled as tightly as their actions. The government maintains an organization called the “thought police” and engages in constant propaganda. (See also Big Brother is watching you.)
Note: Orwell coined the term doublespeak to describe one kind of propaganda practiced by the state in Nineteen Eighty-Four.