Nineteen Eighty-Four Minority Report Clockwork Orange Handmaid’s Tail Unifying Ideas Corruption Government control Lack of Privacy Brainwashing Manipulating Language Surveillance Anti-hero Character – A common element in many dystopias is the manipulation of language. The inner party has manipulated the language in attempt to reduce all emotion and differences within Winston and the proles. The […]

Question: “Tests which deserve our attention are those that challenge our thinking” Steven Spielberg‘s film, the ‘Minority Report’ features a dystopia in which the public are convicted of crimes they have not yet conceded, which are seen through instruments of pre-crime who see visions of future murders. The film features a totalitarian state, who control the population through […]

The only constant is change. That is true about life, and it’s true about the climate. The climate has been constantly changing, since the earth was formed roughly 4.6 billion years ago. For example, in just the past 2000 years, we have seen the Roman Warm Period, when it was warmer than it is today. […]

The Orb above me was crafted from old Persian glass, in the cool morning light it scattered bright shards of light on the cobwebs across my bed sheets. Ever since I was  young we were told the glass was red, the colour of fire and blood, to signify the power of Our Saviour. The Elders […]

Woke up – Alarm on phone reads ‘8:00 wake up’, the bright light from phone blinds my eyes – The loud and piercing electronic beeping, slowly awakens me to the faint sound of Logan’s music in the shower – Smell of freshness in the air, I accidentally left my window open last night – Feel […]

In the dystopian novel ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’, I will be looking into how George Orwell manipulates the population. Orwell uses the inner party to control the population through the manipulation. In this essay I will be covering how Orwell controls the population in the novel, how past leaders such as Joseph Stalin were able to manipulate the […]