The Destruction of Language in 1984

In our lives, we use language and vocabulary to express ourselves. The variety of words in our language are the reason why we are able to think complicated thoughts . In the book, the government tries to quell humankind's concept of complicated thought by "destroying words" and simplifying them to a handful of words following a simple formula. The government tries to make oeople quiescent by simplifying thoughts in order to make them have a smaller, more concise thought stream. The character Chyme even says they shoul abjure words like "excellent" or "splendid" when they have can just use "double" to emphasize. By making those words less tangible and usable, they are simplifying the meanings and scope of the human mind in order to keep a trenchant  and tacit hold on society

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