Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell Essay

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A dystopian society is a dehumanized civilization manipulated by the government into thinking life is perfect. Aq dystopia is the exact opposite of a utopia: it 's citizens are forced to conform to uniform expectations by the government, their thoughts and actions are always restricted and under constant surveillance, and propaganda is heavily used to persuade citizens that society is perfect. For example, in the dystopian novel, 1984 by George Orwell, the people all wear the same uniform and everyone’s thoughts are screened by the thought police. In “Harrison Bergeron” the citizens’ thoughts are controlled and maintained by the government as well. In contrast to these two stories, The Purge: Anarchy is a dystopian movie that takes place in the 2020s of the United States (renamed the New Founding Fathers of America) where its government constantly watches over its citizens without controlling their thoughts, and once a night let them break any law they please to without emergency response teams stepping in. These all follow the guidelines to a pretty strict dystopia, yet all three stories have different aspects of dystopian life.
In dystopian life, society is typically the same as a whole. Everyone is living under the same conditions so no one is more privileged than the next individual. In 1984 the leadership, the Brotherhood, has all citizens where the same blue uniforms (Orwell 6) so no one is more outstanding than anyone else. “Harris Bergeron” has all its citizens wear…

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