''Nineteen Eighty-Four' as an extent of the Dystopia fiction

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In this essay I would like to review the novel-made film ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ as an extent of the Dystopia fiction and outline some of the futures use by authors, which are typical for this genre.

Nineteen Eighty-Four is Michael Radford’s film based upon the novel of the same name by George Orwell. The novel treats about a bleak vision of a dystopian future where one’s thoughts and action were controlled by totalitarian government.

According to Wikipedia On-line Dictionary ‘A dystopia is any society considered to be undesirable, for any of a number of reasons. The term is most usually used to refer to a fictional (often near-future) society where current social trends are taken to nightmarish extremes. […] Dystopias are frequently written as warnings, or as satires, showing current trends extrapolated to a nightmarish conclusion. […] A dystopia is all too closely connected to current-day society.’ 

Dystopian genre includes films such as The Matrix, Brazil, Judge Dredd, Runner Blade and Mad Max. Genre means nothing different than a kind or style. ‘In all art forms, genres are vague categories with no fixed boundaries. Genres are formed by sets of conventions, and many works cross into multiple genres by way of borrowing and recombining these conventions. The scope of the word "genre" is usually confined to  and .’ 

Michael Radford’s film is one of the best pictures of Dystopian fiction, filmed not only during the same year and location imagined by the author of the novel, but some scenes where shot exactly on the dates from main’s character diary.

Main characters live in the world, which is in a constant state of war between three super powers. Society of Oceania, is controlled through the Inner Party led by the Big Brother, a image on the ‘telescreen’ which observes every move of the citizens. John Hurt made a great depressing creation of a main character. Winston Smith endures his hopeless lifestyle until he sees a light at the end of ‘dark and dreary tunnel’.

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In his day to day life he works in The Ministry of True rewriting history in accordance to the needs of the governing Party. He keeps a secret diary, where he is writing his thoughts about the Party and about his existence.

His life is turning over when he encounters Julia portrayal by Suzanna Hamilton, a strange free sprit woman. While the Party is working how to outlaw the concept of the family to guarantee the citizens total devotions to the Party, they fall in love and begin an illegal love relationship.

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Also fair as spelling, grammat and punctuation are all fine. There is the occassional typo which can be addressed through a simple re-read. Perhaps the fluency of sentence structure could be improved however generally speaking the essay is fair.

Fair, this candidate examines the text through reference and quotations which is effective. However, one would expect a greater understanding of basic literary techniques and their influence upon both plot, and the novel as a whole.

A fair response however there are flaws. These include addressing Orwell's magnum opus as a 'novel turned film' as well as explicity citing wikipedia on more than one occassion. All should be avoided if high marks are desired. Equally, this candidate's vague and often generic examination of the text leaves question marks over their understanding. However, it's not a terrible essay and certain points are valid and well-made.