Rhetorical Analysis Of 1984 By George Orwell
Topics: Pages: 6 (1359 words) / Published: May 1st, 2017

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The first article, Search Engine Agendas by Gary Anthes is based on how the internet can redirect your political views by giving pleasant or unpleasant, information or news on a platform you’re searching up. The author, Gary Anthes, is a technology writer and editor based in Arlington, Virginia therefore he is able to speak about this topic because of the research he implements into his written article. Right away in the first paragraph, Gary gives a summary of the main ideas of George Orwell’s novel, 1984. One of the ideas presented in 1984 is of the invisible entity that manipulates the truth and perspectives of citizens without their acknowledgement. The author compares this idea to today’s internet because search engines
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Charles tells the reader that many dystopian books are being purchased once more again with the new administration. As he said, “Like officials from the Ministry of Truth, Conway and White House press secretary Sean Spicer doubled down on Trump’s fanciful contention that his inauguration drew the “largest audience ever,” despite a Web-full of photographic evidence to the contrary (Charles, Ron).” He draws a piece of 1984 with the Ministry of Truth’s job to give out facts or anything that goes against the administration's president. Another parallel made by as he expresses, “The Obama administration did its best to conceal that the National Security Agency is listening to our electronic communications, an eerie parallel to the surveillance described in ‘1984’ (Charles, Ron).” Demonstrating that it does not only range to the new presidency, but to the past ones as well. The writer gives comparisons that are true and obviously knows the book, but he clears it up in the end that luckily we are not in 1984 and that instead our leader is “a supernova of insecurities, tweeting out his insults and threats to increasingly perplexed citizens who still — for the moment, at least — enjoy the right to object in whatever language they choose (Charles, …show more content…
The article does a comparison of “The most obvious connection to Orwell was the new president's repeated insistence that even his most pointless and transparent lies were in fact true, and then his adviser Kellyanne Conway's explanation that these statements were not really falsehoods but, rather, 'alternative facts' ("Which Dystopian Novel Got It Right: Orwell's '1984' or Huxley's 'Brave New World'?.").” This clearly shows that of the Party and Big Brother saying that they know the truths because they say so, and the Times goes as to say about the simple language used by Drumpf. But dismisses 1984 as being right because of the detail of the book being anti-capitalism and the U.S. is considered Corporate America. The New York Times then addresses a letter from the author Huxley, who wrote Brave New World, told Orwell “that he really didn't think all that torture and jackbooting was necessary to subdue a population, and that he believed his own book offered a better solution ("Which Dystopian Novel Got It Right: Orwell's '1984' or Huxley's 'Brave New World'?.").” The difference of both authors as explained by the article, is that Huxley wrote about a government that pleases their citizens in order to have complete

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