Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


1984, BNW and The Island

No description

Liheng Jin

on 15 June 2010

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of 1984, BNW and The Island

1984 Brave New World The Island Theme Under the control of an all-powerful state, people live without the concept of individuality and freedom. shakespeare rewritten Newspeak fake memories bible Changed history shakespeare Langauge Langauge Changed history Control of
relationships fake memories rewritten shakespeare shakespeare slang bible Newspeak emotions Big Brother soma games love only Big Brother, hate everything else control emotions "Everybody's happy now." constantly updated to the present banned "History is bunk." education hypnopaedia condition with repititions spies 15 year-old to brainwash children education level imprinted in the minds of clones less words clones don't understand it more words Love&sex Anti-Junior sex league marriage promiscuity campaign against sex cannot be attracted to one another casual sex Family Party's influence skews family relationships Mother and Father considered as atrocious things family doesn't exist because they're clones Setting All three are seperate
societies BNW and The Island
are clean 1984
is dirty Both 1984 and BNW
are based in The Island is
in an
bunker Symbols Tone Plot Related to present Characters Point of View
Helmholtz rebel Mustapha Mond
O'Brien understand their society Julia
Lenina don't change sarah change "Those who feel themselves despised do well to look despising." "Power tears human minds apart and puts them back together in the shape of your own choosing." Dr. Merrick not able to deal with unorthodoxy " I bought you into this world...and can take you out of it." "He would flog her to death with a rubber truncheon. He would tie her naked to a stake...He would ravish her and cut her throat at the moment of climax." "He hated her because she was young and pretty and sexless, because he wanted to go to bed with her and would never do so," telescreen
soma -symbolize control in their society Paperweight
the island -a sign of hope Science -undermines the stable society they built sex
shakespeare -a sign of rebellion 1984 "The two aims of the Party are to conquer the whole surface of the earth and to extinguish once and for all possibility of independent thought." BNW eerie
dull The Island ironic Hallucinagens to treat fear of death things are becoming more artificial how do you mourn for someone near death when their mind has already left
cure diseases, saving lives Science exclusively building weapons for mass detruction => people need love and be able to judge and express their opinions. "Everyone works for everyone." every occupation contributes to society Discontent with our own lives makes if difficult to help others. London John Lenina Winston Julia 3 1984 rd person third person, limited through winston's eyes T hird person omniscient (all-knowing) brainwashed early happy content succumbing to all human needs is easier than suppressing them The dead are barely acknowledged We desire companionship, accomplishment " in the end where will be no words in which to express it." "Everything will be dead inside you. Never again will you be capable of love, or friendship, or joy of living or laughter, or curiosity......." "Nearly all children nowadays were horrible." Stalin thought police = secret police Big Brother = Stalin FEAR BNW and the Island Lincoln "Instead of feeling miserable, people in the society would feel jolly."
Full transcript