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Telescreen In 1984 By George Orwell

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Next, Orwell uses technology to show the what the government can do it with it. A major piece of technology used throughout the book is the telescreen. The telescreen is something that is in every civilians room and is used to watch them. This allows the government to act as Big Brother by watching their every move. Winston describes the telescreen in chapter 1, “The instrument (the telescreen, it was called) could be dimmed, but there was no way of shutting it off completely.” (pg. 15). As shown, the telescreen was a strong piece of technology that shows the power the government had in the novel. The telescreen is very similar to some of the things that are told by Edward Snowden. Edward Snowden is a man that tries to expose the secrets
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