"The Year 2020"

Title"The Year 2020"
Year for Search1984
AuthorsKeneally, Thomas [Michael](b. 1935)
Secondary TitleSydney Morning Herald (Sydney, NSW, Australia)
Pagination35-36; 41-42
Date PublishedAugust 4, 11, 1984
KeywordsAustralian author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia in sequel to Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four in which Big Brother has been replaced with Big Betty, who comes from the Proles. Superspeak has replace Newspeak. Quite similar to Orwell in the restrictions on sex, the role of the inner party, and the extreme forms of punishment.

Author Note

Australian author (b. 1935).

Full Text

1984 Keneally, Thomas [Michael] (b. 1935). “The Year 2020.” Sydney Morning Herald (August 4, 11, 1984): 35-36; 41-42.

Dystopia in sequel to Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four in which Big Brother has been replaced with Big Betty, who comes from the Proles. Superspeak has replace Newspeak. Quite similar to Orwell in the restrictions on sex, the role of the inner party, and the extreme forms of punishment.