Essays Tagged: "Doublethink"

Orwell's use of symbolism in 1984

physical control is a theme that Orwell religiously includes throughout the novel. Symbols such as doublethink and the telescreens provide a direct connection to this theme. Another theme apparent in ... e beliefs on paper. He writes, "Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four." Because doublethink has been introduced by Big Brother to essentially brainwash the public, the above statem ...

(4 pages) 153 2 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Nineteen Eighty" Four by Orwell

rful ways. The Inner Party which is the government,controlled the people of Oceania by telescreens, doublethink, and propaganda.These three methods are so powerful in making the lower class believe th ... ng the mind of every individual.The second method the Party uses to control the people of Oceania isDoublethink. Doublethink is a way of thinking in contradictory terms at the sametime. Its purpose is ...

(4 pages) 104 1 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell.

tation of itself, known as Big Brother. The act of tossing logic out the window could be likened to Doublethink, a mental technique that is taught to all members of Oceanic society. This technique is ... us effectively controlling their past as well as their present reality. Congruent to the process of Doublethink, the party has created three slogans, which are central to their political ideology. War ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In George Orwell's, "1984".

assive letters on the white pyramid of the Ministry of Truth. This quote reflects the main idea of "doublethink," which is the ability to hold contradictory ideas in one's mind at the same time. As th ... t to such a high extent that they basically believe anything that the Party wants them to believe. "Doublethink" comes into play in the Ministry of Truth where they alter the past records to fit their ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Orwell's Analysis of the Government's Use of Power

and bodyA. Physical controlExtreme force and coercionEffects of tormentB. Psychological manipulationDoublethinkUse of propagandaIII. Technology role in government controlA. Compromise of privacyB. Tel ... lmost unconsciously he traced with his finger in the dust 2+2=5 (Orwell 1984, 303)."The concept of "doublethink" is an important effect of the Party's use of psychological manipulation. "Doublethink m ...

(9 pages) 135 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Orwell's Analysis of the Government's use of Power to Control and Manipulate Society for Its Own Purpose

. Physical control1. Extreme force and coercion2. Effects of tormentB. Psychological manipulation1. Doublethink2. Use of propagandaIII. Technology role in government controlA. Compromise of privacyB. ... lmost unconsciously he traced with his finger in the dust 2+2=5 (Orwell 1984, 303)."The concept of "doublethink" is an important effect of the Party's use of psychological manipulation. "Doublethink m ...

(9 pages) 86 0 4.6 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay describes how the thought police in George Orwell's book "1984" controlled the population.

e able to stay in power forever. There are three "sacred" principles of ingsoc, these are newspeak, doublethink, and mutability of the past. Newspeak is how the government controls the way people talk ... m it. By doing this, they will eventually make it so that nobody can ever talk bad about the party. Doublethink is a concept that the government uses to control how its party members think. Doublethin ...

(1 pages) 17 0 2.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

1984 And Brave New World

l in great numbers. Orwell has coined such words as "Big Brother,"� "Newspeak,"� and "doublethink,"� which are even known by some people who haven't read his novel. Aldous Huxley ...

(10 pages) 630 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Utopia Vs. Dystopia

on; dystopia is the direct antithesis of utopia, they almost cancel each other out (it almost takes doublethink to comprehend) with equal opposition. Dystopian societies are in constant peril, and suf ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Looking to the Future 1984

the power which is given to the Party (government). The best description lies in the Newspeak word doublethink."Doublethink means the power of holding to contradictory beliefs in one?s mind simultane ... must be altered; he therefore knows that he is playing tricks with reality; but by the exercise of doublethink he also satisfies himself that reality is not violated"(Orwell 190).Many descriptions si ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

1984/Brave New World Optimistic Or Pessimistic Uto

Slapped everywhere, this phrase, so full of contradictions, became possible through the reality of doublethink. Doublethink is the single most potent form of confusion. It allowed the masses to be op ... ent form of confusion. It allowed the masses to be oppressed and controlled. Through the process of doublethink, a person could take a once truth from the party and a new lie and, by accepting the pre ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Optimistic Or Pessimistic Utopia?

Slapped everywhere, this phrase, so full of contradictions, became possible through the reality of doublethink. Doublethink is the single most potent form of confusion. It allowed the masses to be op ... ent form of confusion. It allowed the masses to be oppressed and controlled. Through the process of doublethink, a person could take a once truth from the party and a new lie and, by accepting the pre ...

(4 pages) 660 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"1984" by George Orwell Analysis

ss in attempting to analogize between the two. George Orwell, the author of the novel 1984, defines doublethink as "the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and acc ... ower. Dinh's statement of combining "ideals" and "techniques" can be viewed as a modern day form of doublethink because Dinh attempts to justify the Patriot Act through the explanation of how the righ ...

(10 pages) 49 1 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

1984 geore orwell

are all written in Newspeak, which is demanded to the Denizens daily lives as well as the method of Doublethink. All these aspects are engaged by the Party to maintain its control over Oceania in orde ... arty keeps people under the operation of the Ministry of Love, and imposes them using Newspeak with Doublethink to control their minds with confusion. The Party always keeps an eye on its people by it ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays