Perhaps the most misapplied work of literature is George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. It is often perceived as a warning, a harbinger of things to come. For the most part, the novel is a portrayal of things as they are, or I suppose, were. Based primarily off of Stalinism, it demonstrates life under totalitarianism and the methods implemented in maintaining complete civil subservience. The setting utilized is clever, putting the reader in a different time and…