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  • Doublethink In 1984

    story have eerily come true. The novel tells the story of a socially stratified post-nuclear war world ruled by 3 superstates: Eastasia, Eurasia and Oceania and a mayor political party: “The Big Brother”. The “BB” is the boss, the holy guardian of society and even, sometimes, considered as a God. "Big Brother" changed almost everything in the 1984’s society; from the language to even how people dressed themselves. Maybe, today’s society is not exactly as Orwell’s, but there are some similarities…

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  • Stereotypes Of Reality TV

    continue to become more diverse, and more often than not, they depict minorities inaccurately which leads to dangerous stereotyping. Many shows provide insight into different cultures and ways of life which draws in lots of viewers. “Little People, Big World,” for example, follows a family with dwarfism, and “All American Muslim” shows life as a Muslim in the United States. Shows similar to these contain the potential to break certain stereotypes and end discrimination; however, the over…

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  • Freedom Vs Oppression George Orwell Analysis

    persisting to maintain individuality. A prime example of this is Winston and Julia’s interactions. Conroy and Mills have been effective in their gestures, facial expressions and body language remaining true to realism as their super-objective of defying big brother to savour their love and prolong their liberty symbolises hope, relating to the true-to-life nature of their characters, since affection and freedom are a part of life and normality. The Convention of Realism, of believable characters…

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  • Symbolism In 1984 By George Orwell

    moustache that they print on posters and put up. On the poster the words “Big Brother is watching you”. That is in fact true with the telescreens that watch everything you do in your house. What Big Brother really represents the authoritarian government that watched and controlled most aspects of your lives. Some people who’ve written blogs about 1984, also believe that the warming picture of the man who represents Big Brother, represents warm and comfort because it can protect you. At the same…

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  • Individuality In Fahrenheit 451

    President John F. Kennedy once said “conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” The concept of conformity and individuality is clearly illustrated in the novel, Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. Like most dystopian societies, Fahrenheit 451 contains a damaged society in which the people watch excessive amounts of television on wall size sets, listen to music on seashell radio sets, and drive extremely fast, not afraid to hit animals or people. The masses never think…

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  • 1984 George Orwell Power Analysis

    20th century author George Orwell’s 1984 is a bleak yet powerful depiction of a dystopia deprived of individualism and free thinking. Several themes are explored throughout the novel’s progression such as freedom, gender, and technology. However, Orwell’s message about power is especially strong. 1984 is essentially a warning of the corruption and apathy that power brings when it is abused, as can be seen from the perspectives of the protagonists and progression of events. In the country of…

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  • Panoptic Design And Totalitarianism In 1984, By George Orwell

    panoptic design and totalitarianism ideologies are shown entirely within the pages of 1984 by George Orwell. The mind within, is a trap. Imagine living within the dystopian society of 1984, where thinking is wrong. Big Brother is the trigger that catches all those who question Big brother. There is only one way to survive in a world where ideas are commonly practiced and enforced is to become one with yourself. Which boils down and leaves but one choice, trust cannot be put in the hands of…

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  • Essay Questions For 1984 By George Orwell

    concerns was that even though a communist society is an idealistic one, it is impractical as shown through the book. Orwell tries to educate people and show them at it just isn’t likely that the soviets would not use their power to further their own. One big motif is the idea of doublethink, which is where people think of two contradicting things at the same time, but don’t question it. Orwell uses this where a speaker for the Party needs to change his speech midway from Eurasia to EastAsia…

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  • My Son's Story Analysis

    The importance of silence in Mohammed Hanif’s A Case of Exploding Mangoes and Nadine Gordimer’s My Son’s Story hinges on the assumption that the spread of information is simultaneously valuable and dangerous. Each of these authors frame their stories around political upheaval where violence and oppression are constantly just beneath the surface. The apartheid-era South African activists of My Son’s Story, like Sonny and his wife Aila, use information to find support in a movement that opposes…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Right Mistake (Abebi?

    The Right Mistake “… You want kill yourself abi? You be young, strong gentleman with enough energy to work. Why you for make the same mistake wey I want make?” Baba Adewole, the sixty-two-year-old millionaire, tries to convince Abeka not to commit suicide whilst justifying why he should be the one to throw himself down the newly constructed 87 metres high bridge, Third Mainland Bridge. Abeka had graduated from University of Ghana, Legon, with a first class honour in Business Administration.…

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