Persuasive Essay On George Orwell's '1984'
The basic idea behind Newspeak is to take all words that refer to ideas the Party disagrees with and strip them of their original meaning or eliminate them entirely.” Deborah A. Stanley stated in her article “1984”.JUST CITE IT Newspeak is just another way to dull societies brains without them knowing. Individuality is literally impossible when expressing thoughts in an average sentence is not an option. This limits freedom to even think to full extent. Their thought of Newspeak is that how can someone pose as a threat if that someone cannot even think in a somewhat advanced language. Newspeak removes all synonyms and antonyms and replaces them with “good” and “ungood” . If something is really good/ungood just add plus, or plusdouble. Therefore “great” would be “plusgood” and “excellent” would be “doubleplusgood”.CITE It is easy to see just from looking at those words how difficult it could be to express thoughts using a language such as this. However, Newspeak is not the only language that everyone talks by “Oldspeak” which is just regular english is still heavily used. The goal is for everyone (except the proles) to be speaking Newspeak by the year