Essay On Dystopian Societies

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In a utopia, a society with a happy and positive atmosphere should be present. Although, the incompetency of a ruling government results in a society with overwhelming embellishments of fear and hate which ultimately establishes a dystopia. These dystopian societies are an outcome of corrupt governments that take advantage of law and order to only seek power and personal benefits. In George Orwell’s dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), and Terry Gilliam’s film, Brazil, both governments are built on inequitable systems who exercise unethical practices and execute extreme measures towards its citizens in an attempt to achieve compliance. Correspondingly, the article “Their aim was to break your spirit,” describes China’s barbaric regime and its negligence over …show more content…
The Party’s idea of english socialism, Ingsoc, lacks validity that upholds fabrications to sustain jurisdiction. Living under this tyrannical system, citizens have no scope of individual thought and are compelled to consent to the injustices enforced by the Party. Comparably, the thorough analysis of Mr. Wang’s story in “Their Aim Was to Break Your Spirit” reveals the foundation-less and unethical workings of the Chinese Communist Party. Mr. Wang’s exposure to months of severe torture lead him to involuntarily admit to the false allegations held against him. Everything he had endured had vanished as soon as he entered the very building where he was being questioned. The details of Mr. Wang’s case demonstrates the arbitrary system that George Orwell emphasized in his novel. It encourages a system that transforms normal citizens into prisoners with no reason or evidence against them and by doing so these citizens are confined within facilities in which visitors, even lawyers are prohibited to associate with the victims for over a year. The Chinese Communist Party is a reflection of 1984’s totalitarian government in its inequitable justice

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