Quote Reply “War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength” They are the Party slogans, and are wri? en in big le? ers on the white pyramid of the Ministry of Truth. “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. ” The people controlling the present control everything and can ul! mately change the past and, therefore; the future. Big brother controls the present.
The slogan is an example of the Party’s technique of using false history to deteriorate the psychological independence of its people. To Kill A Mocking Bird Harper Lee Lord of the Flies William Golding An! gone Sophocles The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan Bless Me, Ul! ma Rudolfo Anaya Black Boy Richard Wright Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck Night Elie Weisel The Things They Carried Tim O’Brien Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger Odyssey Homer The Picture of Dorian Grey Oscar Wilde Julius Caesar William Shakespeare The Perks of Being a Wall7ower Stephen Chbosky.