What is a theme for 1984?
The enotes link below features several examples of good themes present in Orwell's work. I think that one of the most compelling depicted is the idea of how modern conception of reality can be steeped in the idea that the drive for perfection leads to a drive towards destruction. Oceania's view for the perfect world, free from all threats, is a domain where the government appropriates the world in accordance to its own subjectivity. In this process, individuals are secondary to the idyll of success, which is stressed more than anything else. A step towards its creation is a step towards the destruction of individual freedom and autonomy.
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