Preview of Covid-1984 The Musical, Chapter Two. (Not ready yet? To catch up, go to Chapter One.)
This installment is dedicated to Thomas, Heather and Valerie. Thank you for your support.
Orwell fans will appreciate Chapter Two as I begin to follow the outline of 1984’s opening scenes. As I noted in my introduction to the first chapter, I’m releasing this novel in installments even though I haven’t yet written the final chapters. I hope to provide us “proles” with a way to imagine how to bring down the Big Brother machine, because bring it down we must. Let’s make (up) history together. I still don’t know exactly how my Winston Smith is going to overcome the propaganda and the torture, but I’m getting some ideas when I look around me and I see all the people in the streets and online standing up and saying, I will not comply.
Keep up hope. Keep your sense of gallows humor. Keep singing. Danser Encore. It shows our strength, and it’s really disconcerting for our would-be tyrants. Continue reading