Control can easily be depicted as a thirst for power. Once that power is abused, chaos ensues, corrupting people all around or belittling them. In the novel , George Orwell shows the power of a dystopian society by creating a totalitarian government that removes the three qualities that make us human: freedom, love, and knowledge. In order for mankind to be dehumanized in , the government, the Party, manipulated the citizens in a physical and mental manner. Big Brother is able to control the minds of the working class citizens, also known as the Party, by purposefully overwhelming their heads so people are incapable of thinking for themselves. The government feeds the Party negative thoughts about their neighboring countries in order to keep their own citizens from rebelling from within.
The act of brainwashing exists. Yes, the scientific version of brainwashing may only occur in sci-fi movies, however, a morphed version of it does in fact take place in reality. This form is commonly known as propaganda. In times of never ending war in the novel, , the spread of misleading information plays a huge role in determining the direction of society. Written by George Orwell, the story takes place in the fictional society of Oceania, where one of its citizens, Winston Smith, struggles with his allegiance to the government.
The readers clearly see that George Orwell opposes this form of government because it limits not only freedoms, but the idea of freedom itself. The idea of pure freedom is shattered as we see the protagonist's mission to overthrow Big Brother fail. Big Brother may have not even been real. In the book their government uses force and telescreens to brainwash their community to believe something else.
The dystopia society in the novel shows us a horrible living environment where individualism and freedom of thought no longer exist. George Orwell and his novel, talked about a society that lives under a totalitarian government and how the government the Party uses manipulation to gain power over their citizens. Although this is a dystopian novel, orwell uses many current and past event to show the readers that our world is slowly following into the […]. When it comes to the topic of hate and deception in by George Orwell most of us will readily agree that is a totalitarian society run by the leader known as Big Brother.