George Orwell's 1984-Delusions And Misconceptions

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Delusions and Misconceptions
Even as perfect a utopia world may be, it is misconceived to be a dystopia. A utopia is “a place of ideal perfection especially government and social conditions” (“Utopia”). The other, dystopia, is “an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized and often fearful lives” (“Dystopia”). At the end, there can only be a dystopian world. Considering the fact that nothing can be perfect and there will always be people to defy the rules and laws. In 1984, it may seem perfect with a common enemy and having everything seem so perfect. They are all illusioned with constant surveillance, restricted freedom and totalitarianism; that shows a dystopian mood. Twitter may seem perfect in every way. Taking the fact that twitter
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Throughout Oceania there are telescreens which are used to monitor citizens. Orwell states, “Always the eyes watching you and the voice enveloping you. Asleep or awake, working or eating, indoors or out of doors, in the bath or in bed-no escape. Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimeters inside your skull” (Orwell 27). Big Brother monitors the people of Oceania every second of their lives, watching their every move. Surveillance is used in order to track who is resentful against Big Brother. Oceania is a place where there is no hiding from the party, disallowing the citizens to have freedom and privacy. Big Brother disallows any type of relationship in Oceania. O'brien tells Winston, “We have cut the links between man and woman. No one dares trust a wife or a child or a friend any longer. But in the future there will be no wives and no friends” (Orwell 267). In Oceania, any close relationship will be ripped apart in order to get the people to have their loyalty towards Big Brother. The party wants all of the citizens to believe and have all of their faith in Big Brother. Big Brother makes and bends all of the rules in order to get the people to believe in him. Having a restricted amount of freedom will cause the people of Oceania to object against their leader and start a civil war. A dystopian world is not only showed in fictional novels but are also shown in real life

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