What are the preparations for Hate Week?  In what ways does the Inner Party excel in building spirit?

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In preparation for Hate Week, Party members spend the majority of their time creating posters, banners, and models to spread propaganda against Emmanuel Goldstein and their Eurasian enemies. The Party members also work overtime in preparation for the military parade and other demonstrations. During Hate Week, effigies are burned, numerous...

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In preparation for Hate Week, Party members spend the majority of their time creating posters, banners, and models to spread propaganda against Emmanuel Goldstein and their Eurasian enemies. The Party members also work overtime in preparation for the military parade and other demonstrations. During Hate Week, effigies are burned, numerous tanks roll down the streets, and soldiers and Party members march while others make speeches against Goldstein and the Brotherhood. Eurasian prisoners of war are also put on display before they are publicly executed. The purpose of Hate Week is to create a hysterical atmosphere, where Party members and civilians are free to vent their pent-up energy and aggression. The Inner Party manages the entire affair as Outer Party members show their support for Big Brother by creating signs, papier-mâché models, and banners in Big Brother's honor. The Inner Party effectively focuses the population's energy and angst towards its political enemies, which is a brilliant way to maintain control of the masses.

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In George Orwell's 1984, Hate Week is much like a Mardi Gras of public demonstrations (marches, parades) in which all of Oceania rallies for the war and for Big Brother.  It is the similar to the daily Two Minutes Hate, in which the citizens rant and rave against Goldstein and the Brotherhood.  It is time to get the women and children involved in arts and crafts, effigies to Big Brother himself.

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...the electric current was cut off during daylight hours. It was part of the economy drive in preparation for Hate Week.

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the imbecile Parsons...kept up a stream of talk about the preparations for Hate Week. He was particularly enthusiastic about a papier-mache model of Big Brother's head, two metres wide, which was being made for the occasion by his daughter's troop of Spies.

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[Julia] spent an astonishing amount of time in attending lectures and demonstrations, distributing literature for the junior Anti-Sex League, preparing banners for Hate Week, making collections for the savings campaign, and such-like activities.

Overall, Hate Week is another means of control that enables the Party to further prevent their citizens from protesting against their own government.  Like our media during war, Hate Week keeps its citizens focused on hating the enemy and loving its leader.  Both are emblazoned in big, bright, larger-than-life effigies.  The irony, of course, is that neither of them exist.

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When it comes to be time for Hate Week, the Party does a lot of things to get ready and to get people excited.

For example, Parsons was collecting money to buy flags to put up in front of his apartment.  His daughter's "Spies" troop was going to make a papier mache head of Big Brother 2 meters across.

In addition to that stuff, the government was doing things all on its own.  It was planning big parades, movies and TV shows.  It had had a new "Hate Song" composed and people were practicing it.  Julia's department was writing all sort of things about atrocities that the enemy had committed.

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