1984


I think that today's society is a "half version" of George Owell's novel,
, in some ways it is similar and in others, uniquely different. The closest
we come today to a "Big Brother" is the mob. The people are also controlled by
watchful security cameras and subliminal messages. However, something in life
today is very different from that of 1984, it is the people. In the words of the
famous lyricist, "Power to the People."
In analyzing "Big Brother," there are similarities between it and the
mob. The Mafia is a crime family that can see everything, there is no going
against the mob or else someone is going to die. The Mafia is so widespread that
it has operatives all over keeping an eye ...

Want to read the rest of this paper?
Join Essayworld today to view this entire essay
and over 50,000 other term papers

can actually
document a person's life. Unknowingly, there may be a cute little camera
installed in the bedroom.
Another way that today's society controls the masses is subliminal
messages. Illegal now, subliminal messages were widely used in the
entertainment business, especially during the fifties. An example is that movie
makers would add a split-second commercial add for popcorn and soda during a
movie. Customers would actually be manipulated into buying these products. Even
though, this kind of brainwashing is illegal, it is still very hard to detect,
who's to say that we are not bombarded by subliminal messages just by watching
commercials on television. This is too risky, to think that a person's actions
and emotions can be swayed by someone else's perversion's. Again, this is very
similar to 1984.
Of all the things there are today that would make it impossible for
there to be an inner or outer party, as in 1984, is that there is each other.
No matter how hard our ...

Get instant access to over 50,000 essays.
Write better papers. Get better grades.


Already a member? Login


CITE THIS PAGE:

1984. (2008, October 4). Retrieved September 22, 2019, from http://www.essayworld.com/essays/1984/90921
"1984." Essayworld.com. Essayworld.com, 4 Oct. 2008. Web. 22 Sep. 2019. <http://www.essayworld.com/essays/1984/90921>
"1984." Essayworld.com. October 4, 2008. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/1984/90921.
"1984." Essayworld.com. October 4, 2008. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/1984/90921.
JOIN NOW
Join today and get instant access to this and 50,000+ other essays


PAPER DETAILS
Added: 10/4/2008 11:49:55 AM
Category: Book Reports
Type: Free Paper
Words: 493
Pages: 2

Save | Report

SHARE THIS PAPER

SAVED ESSAYS
Save and find your favorite essays easier

SIMILAR ESSAYS
1984 Big Brother Is Watching Y
1984
The Ironies Of 1984
1984 Big Brother Is Watching Y
1984: Duty Or Desire
1984: Some Prophecies Have Come...
1984, The Book Vs. The Movie
1984, George Orwell
1984 6
1984
1984 Thematic Statements
Copyright | Cancel | Contact Us

Copyright © 2019 Essayworld. All rights reserved