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  • Freedom And Privacy In George Orwell's 1984

    is being watched through the thought police , their peers and family , big brother ,and the party . the constant surveillance prevents a person from expressing themselves and society from acting as a whole. Winston, the main character , other characters and Oceania, where…

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  • The Destruction Of Language In 1984, By George Orwell

    Mind Control What if the destruction of language and the past can be used as tools to manipulate the minds of people? In the novel 1984, by George Orwell, this is exactly what is happening. Winston, who works in the ministry of truth in Oceania erases the past by rewriting it. It is a vile world in Oceania when even a movement on your face is enough to be vaporized. Winston must control his thoughts in order to stay alive. When one is not paying close enough attention, they can become…

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  • Theme Of Irony In George Orwell's 1984

    is called Big Brother, however they have managed to eliminate the familial love that would be associated with a brother” (Lorcher). Even the ministries of the government are contradictory to their names. The Ministry of Love tortures people. The Ministry of Truth fabricates lies and changes written history to suit its needs. The Ministry of Plenty creates shortages and the Ministry of Peace wages war. To further appeal to the pathos of the reader, Orwell shows his fear of a “Big Brother”…

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  • Analysis Of 1984 By George Orwell

    very important for people as they live their everyday lives. “Big brother,” is a term that people know as people always watching. George Orwell uses it many times im his famous book “1984.” In “1984“ it is a dystopian society with the government having full control over everyone and everything; including telescreens everywhere to watch all people, erasing history for all citizens, and they kill all who try to go against. “Little Brother” is the new thing seen everywhere. It is a less protective…

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  • 1984 And The Handmaid's Tale

    Progga Choudhuri FIQWS Professor Minnich Dystopian fiction emphasizes hegemony in a controlled environment. In 1984 by George Orwell and in The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, the ruling class dominates the masses through various mediums of control. Both books explores dystopia through authoritative control that is maintained by the socialization from a young age usings tools such as propaganda, education and history. The state plays a crucial role in the normalization of societal control.…

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  • Emotional Intelligence Vs Survivor

    There are many different ways in which the CBS hit TV- show Survivor relates to both chapter 10 of our textbook, as well as the Emotional Intelligence book. The TV show illustrates the effects of throwing together a group of people who do not know each other, and forcing them to bond and hopefully win challenges and eventually win the grand prize of a million dollars. One of the most important aspects of Survivor, and life itself, is decision making. Decision making is evident in every episode…

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  • When Euphemism Manipulates Truth By George Orwell

    without the people reading it being aware that what they read is edited before it reaches them. Later in the article it says, “....unaware of any commercial wiretaps software includes audit features..”, just like in 1984 where the telescreens lets “Big Brother” see what citizens are doing. Meanwhile in “This Smartphone Tracking Tech Will Give You the Creeps” , it says “skyhook developed the first hybrid location system to use WiFi positioning…”. Determine the coordinates of a device, even…

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  • George Orwell 1984 Analysis

    classic dystopian literary work entitled 1984, Big Brother is synonymous with lack of freedom. In the beginning, O’Brien represents a hope for freedom for Oceania’s society. Winston strongly longs for a rebellion to reform Oceania’s society in result of Big Brother’s oppressiveness. Both of the aforementioned (Big Brother and O’Brien) further strip Winston of his freedom and humanity by initiating fear. Winston is robbed of particular freedoms due to Big Brother’s constant eye on society.…

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  • Manipulation In The Handmaid's Tale

    The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood is a book about an unethical world controlled by the totalitarian government known as the republic of Gilead. The government uses fear and manipulation to control the people in that society. In fact, Gilead controls every minute detail of its citizens’ lives. Atwood shows that using fear-based tactics is effective and the government is able to maintain its power in this way; however, the author reveals that ruling by fear has its limits, as the citizens of…

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  • Interactive Oral Commentary Of Yevgeny Zamyatin's 'We'

    The Interactive Oral Commentary provided many intriguing insights into the thematic and contextual subtleties in meaning of Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We. In OneState all the creative pieces praise the government and essentially serve as propaganda, drawing a parallel between the OneState and The Party in George Orwell’s 1984. Both dystopian novels share a repressive government, which aspires to fully subjugate the individual to their control. I found Zamyatin’s narrative techniques very intriguing.…

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