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    Newspeak In 1984

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    George Orwell, the author of 1984 in some extent was correct in what he predicted the future might be. For example, in Winston’s flat he has a telescreen that receives and transmits simultaneously any sound that he makes(Orwell,2). In his apartment building there are posters “ with the enormous face gazed on the wall”(Orwell,2) and there is a specific picture which is “contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move” (Orwell,1). There is a phrase beneath it saying “Big Brother Is Watching You”. Today, satellites can track every move you make, while the internet can be a tool where people can hack your personal information and see what you are doing. Newspeak is a language that removes negative words, basically “the destruction of…

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    English Assignment - Discuss the ideas of Newspeak and doublethink. How important are these concepts for the Party’s control of Oceania? - Please start your essay with a brief introduction of the author. In this assignment, I am going to discuss and reflect on the ideas of Newspeak and doublethink in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, written by George Orwell. I will look at how important these concepts are for the Party, and how they help the Party of Oceania to control both the proles and…

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    1984 Complex Language

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    Is Complex Language As Necessary As We Think It Is? Practically every millennial, especially of American descent, has fully experienced the simplifying of language as a part of pop culture and slang. When examining 1984, a dystopian novel written by George Orwell, a similar phenomenon (known as “Newspeak”) occcurs, but in very different circumstances. While these changes may be interpreted as good or bad by a variety of critics, how do they fit into the improvement or degradation of society…

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    Some societies have complete control and domination over their own people without the citizens even knowing it. 1984, a novel written by George Orwell, is about a dystopian government where the Party controls all of Oceania and it’s people. Almost every single person living in Oceania is heavily controlled by the party, and because of this no one raises opposition to the Party’s limitless amount of power, which then enables even more control over Oceania. In George Orwell’s 1984 The Party…

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    The dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, written by George Orwell depicts a totalitarian society under which language has enormous power and influence. Language is used for propaganda such as the Party slogan, ‘War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength’ as well as for the manipulation and control of thought. The Party creates its own language, newspeak, which is ‘the only language in the world whose vocabulary gets smaller every year’. Destroying language and reducing the number…

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    dictionary. Many may not realize the effects of such terms that have been introduced to the English language. George Orwell, an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic, predicts his vision of what the future would become in his novel 1984. The novel tells a powerful vision that the future would be controlled by the government from what we wear to how we speak and think. Orwell also introduces the idea of Newspeak. It’s stated in the novel that “... Newspeak is to narrow the range of…

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    Speak American Language

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    in pronunciation leads to another’s change in pronunciation This chart is logical and is easy to follow. With the given information, the audience can reason through and thus understand the author’s argument. 3. Create two of your own Newspeak words, one to describe a specific scenario in 1984 and one to describe a situation in your own life. Explain how and why you came up with each one. (11 pts each) 1984 Newspeak word: orgcrime Scenario and location in the text: Pg 170-175: When Winston…

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    This concept is used by the Inner party and specifically the Thought Police and their writing of the Newspeak. The Newspeak is an edited version of communication that is forced upon the people in order to restrict their personal beliefs. The Inner party tell the Proles that controlling their communication is for the benefit of Oceania and that by doing so it can keep the citizens safe. While working, Syme and Winston discuss Newspeak and Syme reveals that he actually supports it, saying, “It’s a…

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    1984 by George Orwell is fictional story of a society under totalitarian regime, which the Inner Party controls communication, personal beliefs, and individual loyalty to the government in order to have stability. However, contemporary society is much more democratic because the individual determines all communication, personal beliefs, and the people’s loyalty to the government. The Inner Party controls several aspects of the people's lives. Communication is controlled for the benefit of…

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    “Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity.” Author George Orwell understood this concept well, and explored it in his novel, 1984. In 1984, Orwell warns how the government can use language to control the knowledge and views of its citizens through the fictional Newspeak and the Party’s manipulation of truth. Orwell asserts that language alone has the power to eliminate both the creation and expression of any rebellious thoughts and, therefore, to create a perfectly…

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