Critical Effects Of Privacy In George Orwell's '1984'

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Critical Analysis In the novel you will see that everybody in the whole society is watched and have no privacy of any kind. Every person is under surveillance. This makes people frustrated to live a free and individual life, but it seems to be an impossible task towards surveillance, self thought, and reality. Here we can observe the effects it portrays in today 's society and ways it also acts as a warning for the future. In 1984 a man named Winston lives in a world covered in cameras. He is under surveillance twenty/four seven. Winston was interfered with his privacy, but also every other citizen is monitored. In 1984 George orwell said “There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment”. Winston was not allowed to do anything or show any type of expression. Privacy shows the type of freedom we have and our limits as a citizen. In today 's world privacy has become a problem. Privacy affects my own rights has a citizen. To have my privacy I feel comfortable, then to be invaded and watched for every little thing I do. In “Privacy Has a Politics”, Sherry Turkle states, “How technology guru, become a justification for the U.S government to use the internet to spy on its citizens”. I think sherry turkle is concerned of our right has a citizen. We should care because this can affect certain things we can do .Having the feeling that someone is…show more content…
In the beginning of the book Winston hides his diary because it was a crime to express his personal thoughts. In his diary he quotes how “freedom is freedom to say that two plus two makes four if that is granted all else follows”. After he is caught for being with Julia and his diary was taken away. He was tortured until he was convinced that 2+2=5. In a society where the government is wrong, they make criminal to agree that 2+2=5. It eliminates freedom of thought and
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