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  • Nineteen Eighty-Four

    Nineteen Eighty-Four “Government‚ is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire‚ it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.”‚ this famous quote was stated by George Washington. The thesis of Nineteen Eighty-Four is how giving government too much control destroys freedom. The quote from George Washington explains exactly what the Party is‚ in the book Nineteen Eighty-Four. Nineteen Eighty-Four is written by George Orwell which was one of Eric Arthur Blair’s two pen names‚ the

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  • Nineteen Eighty Four

    Nineteen eighty four What techniques did the party Ingsoc implement to create order and control throughout the nation of Oceania? The big brother concept is used in today’s day and age for entertainment use only‚ But imagine if that was how a nation lived there lives‚ under the constant watchful eye that is big brother‚ controlling your every move and killing who doesn’t do so. The novel nineteen eighty four is based around this very same complex concept. Big Brother is the leader of the party

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  • Nineteen Eighty-Four Essay

    The passage I have selected from Nineteen Eighty-Four is from pages eighty-three to eighty-four‚ and is written as the main character’s thoughts and commentary on the Party. It discusses the absolute control of the party‚ and how powerful their influence is on the citizens of Airstrip One. This passage contains the famous lines “In the end the Party would announce that two plus two is five‚ and you would have to believe it ”‚ and “The Party told you to deny the evidence of your eyes and ears. It

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  • Nineteen Eighty-Four Essay

    matters‚ but the attitudes‚ values‚ and beliefs of its population‚ erasing the distinction between state and society. The theme of technology has been a significant subject throughout the whole history of totalitarianism. In George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four‚ the totalitarian government abuses technology for its own ends instead of exploiting its knowledge to improve civilization. In the story‚ the government created its own contradictory language called ‘Newspeak’ which is used in censoring ideas

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  • Nineteen Eighty-Four: An Analysis

    Throughout Nineteen Eighty-Four it is very clear that intimacy and women are two things that the Party do not like. Women are seen as producers of future Party members and sexuality is seen as a crime. The reason for this being that the Party sees this as a threat and therefore does everything in its power to control and try to prevent sexual activity as well as suppresses women and brainwashes them to see sexuality as a crime that they must refrain from.      Throughout the novel‚ there are several

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  • 1984: Nineteen Eighty-four and People

    governments‚ he wrote the book Nineteen Eighty-Four. Published in 1946‚ Nineteen Eighty-Four describes life in a totalitarianism form of government‚ following the main character‚ Winston Smith‚ as he takes risks in discovering how he believes life should truly be. Literary critic Irving Howe states‚ “Were it possible‚ in the world of 1984‚ to show human character in anything resembling genuine freedom...it would not be the world of 1984” (62). In Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four‚ the government uses its power

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  • George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four

    Shaped by Fear : How George Orwell Used Fear in Prophesizing the Future “War is peace‚ Freedom is slavery‚ Ignorance is strength‚” (Orwell 6). George Orwell the author of Nineteen Eighty-Four‚ heavily influenced by the events of World War Two used these slogans in his prediction of what the world could become. Nineteen Eighty-Four is a novel set in a dystopian society however‚ to be understood one needs to fully examine world history during the 1900’s. By examining this history one begins to understand

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  • The Loss of Individuality in Nineteen Eighty-Four

    The Loss of Individuality in Nineteen Eighty-Four In the world of Nineteen Eighty-Four‚ individuality is an offence punishable by death‚ and the people live under constant supervision. The main character‚ Winston‚ lives in the totalitarian state of Oceania‚ where a figurehead known only as Big Brother is revered by the majority of the populace. In this state‚ those in positions of power are members of the Inner Party‚ while the rest of the people are either members of the Outer Party or part

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  • Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell

    Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell In part 1 of Nineteen Eighty-Four Orwell introduces us to the many means of control used by the Party to maintain power over the people. These tools of power are of many kinds and are extremely effective. For example some use technology‚ some come under the category of propaganda and some can be discussed in relation to structure of government. All these systems combine into a brutally effective machine for dominating the population‚ as the book’s main protagonists

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis on Nineteen Eighty-Four

    Running Head: NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR Nineteen Eighty Four: A Critical Essay on Rhetoric Bereket Kifle Composition 12 Honors Abstract George Orwell employs the usage of different rhetoric throughout 1984.  The rhetoric differs from describing the human body and its struggle to survive to the different crimes and how the citizens felt about them.  Also‚ within 1984 lies a warning from Orwell: to eliminate the caustic consequences of a communist government.  While Orwell

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