1984 By George Orwell

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1984 by George Orwell
Brittany Beard
Creative Writing

In this essay, I will use three sources to develop an answer to the question: “What relevance does Orwell’s text, 1984, written in 1948, have on today’s society?”. I will discuss today’s society’s use of words used in, 1984. The sources given are all relatable, but i have chosen these three, because I can give a better reasoning to how they are relatable. I must include Citations for all information I have provided from each article, and put all information together in a eloquent essay.

In Orwell’s, 1984, Winston Smith is part of the outer party. He works with the Department of the Ministry of truth, which is part of the …show more content…

There are suspicions that the government use through devices with the ability to to scan our facial features to watch us. It’s kind of scary to know that the government has the ability to do that. In George Orwell’s book “1984” they had telescreens, which can be related to the new devices that scan faces. Wiston feels like the telescreens are watching everyone, and the new face scanners today could be watching us in the same way. There is a new cell phone that came out that allows you to unlock your phone without touching your screen, it just scans your face. Anything with the ability to capture a picture of your face has the ability to allow the government to watch you. Are we being tracked by the government through our cell phones? In an excerpt from “Court case asks if ‘Big Brother’ is spelled GPS” by Adam Liptak from The New York Times, they explain how the the Fourth Amendment could be replaced by new surveillance. There have been many court cases that have proven how George Orwell’s “1984” is becoming more pragmatic everyday. The global tracking system is being used as surveillance, in “1984” they are being watched everywhere by everything. They are being watched from helicopters, telescreens, children, and just about everything. Facebook, Instagram, snapchat, and twitter are all major social media websites that people are on everyday, they are changing everyday. On each

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