1984 Reflective Essay

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The reading of 1984 shows that throughout our history man has sat and pondered the idea of what our culture would look like if political control got out of hand. His book is written as a type of warning and paints the picture of a dystopia. Where the government is the end all be all, with its people having no say towards their own lives or laws that shape them. It reminded me of a modern twist on a soviet dictatorship with the posters along the streets saying "big brother is watching you." The cameras watching their every move, their thoughts and even matters of the heart can be screened. This I found particularly unsettling. For I tried to put myself in Winston's shoes, imaging that type of reality on myself. I feel as though I would be similar

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