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  • Nineteen Eighty-Four Essay

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    George Orwell’s visionary and at times disturbing novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, envisages a total surveillance state. Many of the technologies described in the novel, which underpins its main themes and plot points, replicate those used today. Published in 1949, Orwell’s predictions in relation to the “telescreen”, “Big Brother” surveillance and the alteration of history are all extremely relevant to the world we live in today. The “telescreen” can be compared to webcams, eye-tracking televisions

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four Analysis

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    Nineteen Eighty-Four showed us a world of cruelty and darkness, ruled by a totalitarian government only known as the Party, and it is no surprise to say that one of the relevant themes in this book is hopelessness. From room 101 to the party’s grip over the people, there are always symbols of oppression and signs of hopelessness throughout the book, but rather than just discussing the theme of hopelessness in this book, I want to expand on how hope is deprived from the people and how there can never

  • Nineteen Eighty Four - Fiction

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    “Nineteen Eighty Four” – Fictional World In English this semester we have studied three different texts. All three texts were based on original, fictional worlds. The fictional world which stood out above the rest and really amazed me would have to be ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’. ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ was the most realistic out of the three. While reading the novel you really get into the fictional world and think like the main character Winston Smith. Three aspects of the text which made this world

  • Winston in Nineteen Eighty Four - 1984

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    happy and nothing you would wish on the life of Winston. Yet is there optimism? To some extent there is. As Winston does lose his identity and beliefs it does give some hope and optimism. Not to Winston but to the public. To the readers of Nineteen Eighty Four, George Orwell the author of this political novel wrote this novel to inform and by this grim ending he has done this. Big Brother and the party has control over everything, they control families, control language, control media and even the

  • Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell

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    Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell "Nineteen EightyFour" as one of Mr.Orwell best books, it has its own style -- freedom. It was a "fiction" novel since Mr. Orwell wrote it before 1984. Many strange things make people confuse, such as: "Hate Week, Hate two minutes, Telescreens, BIGBROTHER IS WATCHING YOU..." One of the most important word in the novel so far is "telescreen", not only because it is a strange word, but this is the machine could compare to our "super machine"--computer, it is

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four and The Handmaid's Tale

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    Utopias and Dystopias Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood These two novels are dystopian tales about the possible future for the human race. Both have people totally controlled by the society in which they live. Nineteen Eighty-Four was written in 1948 when the two world wars were still fresh in everybody's minds, also people were well aware of totalitarian states due to publicity about places under dictatorship rule such as Nazi Germany. The Handmaid's

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

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    political novel, “Nineteen Eighty-Four”. Winston, the male protagonist, challenges the totalitarian state’s ideals and goals, to purse his own liberty. The Party’s control over the state manipulates the minds of all citizens to achieve their goals and ideals. When Winston pursues his own freedom and his own private reality with his love, Julia, he ends up sacrificing his own ideals and liberty for the safety of his own life. The nature of reality Orwell developed within “Nineteen Eighty-Four”, demonstrates

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell

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    carry for readers at this point in time about where their society is heading? Introduction NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR’s society carries a warning to our society about where we might be heading. However I believe that we are already at a parallel with the society in NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR . Taking the focus of the media it becomes very clear that our society is very similar to the one in NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR if to a lesser extent. Looking at the media shows that the media have control over what we know

  • George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four

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    Having studied George Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four', I intend to discuss the type of Government envisaged by Orwell and to what extent his totalitarian Party, 'Ingsoc', satirises past regimes. I will also discuss Orwell's motive in writing such a piece and how his writing style helps it become clear.The main theme of Nineteen Eighty-Four concerns the restrictions imposed on individual freedom by a totalitarian regime. Orwell shows how such a system can impose its will on the people through manipulation

  • "Nineteen Eighty-Four" - A World Without Hope

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    In George Orwell’s dystopian novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four”, the reader is bombarded with an innumerable amount of literary devices to produce an austere depiction of the future and a world lacking any prospect of relief. A gray landscape is formed through the use of harsh imagery, which subsequently disheartens the reader. The motif of surveillance, assisted by the use of telescreens, emphasises the fact that this world is doomed as no one can overcome the watchful eyes of Big Brother. Orwell continually