Analysis Of George Orwell 's 1984

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In humanity, there are leaders who feel that taking control over their nation can help to improve their society. However, citizens in those particular societies, have diverse opinions as to their laws and regulations that they are required to follow. With this, every nation has its own particular government, or leader. A government’s role is to regulate and organize their nation, along with their citizens. There are various types of governments, such include democracy, oligarchy, and more specifically, totalitarian. A totalitarian government gains extensive amounts of control and power over all of their people, and dominate over every aspect of their lives. George Orwell’s “1984,” conveys to its readers how the government presented…show more content…
Additionally, there were men known as the Thought Police, who had hidden cameras and microphones throughout the city, to increase the amount of security and monitoring on their citizens. There were several strict policies that all citizens were required to follow: no friends, no love, no freedom. It was often enforced that “Freedom is Slavery.” This phrase wanted to express how the government tried to persuade their citizens to believe that slavery is normal, and acceptable to the world. The government’s goal was to manipulate all of their citizens to have the same thoughts, and to eventually have everyone respect Big Brother and his regulations. This idea was known as doublethink. One way doublethink was achieved, was by convincing their citizens that 2 + 2 = 5. Although that person in actuality, knows that 5 is the incorrect answer, they learn to alter their minds into accepting that the solutions are 5 and 4. Because of this limit on the freedom of thought, newspeak was also incorporated. "Don 't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it” (Orwell
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