Essay About Reaction To George Orwell's 1984

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Paper One: Reaction To George Orwell’s 1984 There is a reason why we keep doors on our houses, shades or curtains on our windows, and passcodes on our phones, am I right? We want our privacy when we want it! You know that feeling we get when we feel like we are being watched? As if there are eyes pressed against our backs… Well I don’t know if that feeling is actually real but imagine if it was? As if we were being watched by someone 24/7. I think that that would be a terrible feeling and I don’t know if I would be able to live like that. As I was reading George Orwell’s book 1984, it made a substantial impression on my thoughts about privacy. In 1984 as introduced on page 3-4 “The telescreen received and transmitted simultaneously. Any sound that Winston made, above the level of a very low whisper, would be picked up by it… in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every moment scrutinized.” This scares me due to the fact that this book was written using reference from George Orwell’s …show more content…
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