1984 Glossary

1984 Glossary

Oceania
among three superstates, ruled by Big Brother’s celebration, it consists of the Americas and England, their religion is INGSOC
Eurasia
one of 3 superstates, includes all of Europe (other than England) and Russia, their faith is called neo-bolshevism
Eastasia
among the 3 superstates, consists of China, Japan, and other oriental nations, their religion is called death praise
Emmanuel Goldstein
Figurehead of the Brotherhood, target of the 2 minutes hate, Huge Sibling needs him to focus hate
the book
the celebration says Goldstein “wrote” it, but in truth O’Brien composed it, it tells the how however not the why, it includes the principle that the proles could revolt
The Brotherhood
“you’ll never ever be sure if it exists,” this make-believe acts as a scapegoat for Huge Sibling
Airstrip One
the new name, produced by Oceania/Eurasia/Eastasia, for England, England was the most powerful country for several years but now it has been reduced to this name
Ministry of Love
the area of the inner celebration which is in charge of abuse, jailing, where thoughtcrime is punished
Ministry of Reality
the section of the inner party which supervises of propaganda, altering the fact, where Winston works, LACK OF KNOWLEDGE IS TRUTH
Ministry of Plenty
the section of the inner party which is in charge of provisions, paradoxical in the sense that there is never ever enough food
Ministry of Peace
the section of the inner celebration which is in charge of speaking with matters worrying war, WAR IS PEACE
Speakwrite
the only method to compose now, you should talk with the maker for it to write which means the celebration might be listening
Proles
“the proletariat”, Winston thinks that this class will revolt
The inner celebration
the top group of individuals in the party, picked at age 16 by a test, has the privilege of “shutting off” the telescreens, they don’t discriminate about race, just fret about handing down the power
Junior Anti-Sex League
bunch of “virgins” who complain about sex, they wear red sashes, Julia belongs to the group
Newspeak
brand-new language which is being produced by individuals such as Syme, aims to eliminate words of description (just to have good or ungood) so that no thought criminal offense can ever be committed, if you remove the concept the action will follow
Celebration’s motto
Big Bro is enjoying, God is power, War is peace, Ignorance is strength, Flexibility is slavery, slogans used to control the party
Success Mansions
where Winston lives, both parts are paradoxical
Two Minutes Hate
brief 2 minute duration in which members of the party release their numerous emotions as hate towards a particular opponent of the celebration such as Goldstein, another action which the celebration uses to keep power
Spies
young kids are spies (such as the Parson kids) who search for thought criminal activity among adults
Telescreen
Device that can not be turned off (unless you are a member of the inner party according to O’Brien) which broadcasts Celebration propaganda all the time. There are also electronic camera’s on this gadget from which the idea police have the ability to see everything
INGSOG
English socialism, the religion of Oceania
thoughtcriminal
any unorthodox viewpoint against the celebration
thoughtpolice
Greater ranking thought celebration authorities are never revealed (O’Brien is one), the thought cops track you and look for any signs of thought criminal offense (such as facecrime)
doublethink
a process that the celebration privately endorses in which you neglect logic to concur with a reality that the celebration has offered you
vaporized
a newspeak word meaning that an individual has disappeared and has actually ended up being an unperson (typically taken by the celebration)
memory holes
openings to huge heaters which burn all material thrown into it
unpersons
individuals who “don’t exist” anymore because they were removed from regular life by the thought authorities
orthodoxy
totally adhering with the party suitables, parsons is an example
Chestnut Tree Cafe
where Winston believed here saw Jones/Aaronson/Rutherford, a place for “freethinkers,” used to attract/scare away individuals
facecrime
a kind of idea crime which shows up by the facial expression
artsem
artificial insemination, what O’Brien hopes will occur in the future in his attempts to eliminate the orgasm
ownlife
self-reliance, having your own life
physical jerks
workout activities held every day, include stretching, are kept an eye on by the telescreen
pneumatic tube
tubes which messages, such as the orders offered to Winston throughout his work, travel
The Times
Only newspaper in Airstrip One, whatever is prejudiced
Pornosec
location where pornographic videos are developed, males do not work there due to the fact that they are more drawn to sex than women
Filth House
the name for pornosec used by the women who work there
11th edition newspeak dictionary
newest version of brand-new speak which syme is dealing with before he is taken by the thought police
Jones, Aaronson, and Rutherford
the 3 males who are incorrectly implicated of thought crime and planning against the party, Winston had a picture 11 years ago which showed them Innocent but he put it in a memory hole, O’Brien reveals him the photo when Winston is being “corrected”
talking by installations
the way by which Julia and Winston talk, they talk really segmented since of the time restrictions on their relationship
goodthinkful
being completely orthodox, defined when Winston is considering Catherine (she is an ideal example)
versificator
a device that composes the books and tunes, it is a computer program that knows how to incite hate/nationalism
Dislike tune
a “mosh pit-esque” tune which was written by the versificator throughout hate Week, the proles like it but they delight in the love tune more
Reclamation Center
Where Winston was raised as a kid, an orphanage which was developed after the war