He collectively wrote his opinions about his media icons, such as Pam Anderson or Saved By the Bell, to inform his audiences about the impact that modern day media is having on the population. His personal experiences created passion to write about the stunt growth of Generation X due to his resentment of the unoriginality of media. Audience- His audience is directed at the people within the generation that he specifically talks about repetitively throughout the novel. He informs the audience of a second-perspective look on how each generation reacts or acts when presented a circumstance of facing the reality of outcomes concerning modern day media. Purpose- The purpose of this novel is to discuss the type of environment we live in due to the media, which humorously discusses the beauty in human trial and error, underdogs, relationships, the unusual, life experiences, and thought.
The political influence of 1984 on the twentieth-century political scenario is comparable to the waves brought about by Hobbes` Leviathan during the muddled political turbulence of the seventeenth century. The title of Orwell’s book is a political by word. The terms coined by him have entered the political vocabulary, terms like “ Newspeak”, “mutability of the past”, “Big Brother”, “Thought Police”, doublethink”, and “Hate Week. It is a fantasy of the political future and serves its author as a magnifying device for an examination of the present. 'Nineteen Eighty-four' is a warning for the future that of what society could become should totalitarianism be allowed to achieve dominance.The objective of this paper is to highlight the political and social ideas of Orwell and also an attempt to show how political systems can suppress
I discussed the dichotomy between freedom from the government and paranoia for the government. Some characters, such as Ernie and March, are paranoids while Maxine tries to see the good of the government and capitalist consumer society. Besides, the narrator gives us various hints towards both paranoia and freedom. Furthermore, I discussed the Technological Sublime in so far it depicts the real, presented through the family life of Maxine, versus the unreal, mostly represented in DeepArcher. The novel reads as capitalism versus the “Unimaginable Other” (Jarvis) of capitalism.
Q. Other than the fact that Gulliver’s Travels is a satire and a fantasy novel, what else does it represents? Gulliver’s Travels is an indictment on political systems, follies of human learning, scientists, philosophers and the nature of English people in general. Swift satirizes various aspects of English society by fanaticizing Gulliver’s visit to the land of Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa and Houyhnhnms. Swift compares the way of humanity in England with several other ways of living.
Linguistic Brainwashing: Newspeak and Its Subjects Each language provides a worldview or the “reality of the world” for the people who speak it. It carries the consciousness of people using it and ideologies employed to explain how lives should be lived. George Orwell’s 1984 is a dystopian novel which explores the world if individualism were nonexistent and wars and violence were the norm. These characteristics of a “totally imperfect world” were mainly illustrated through violence and the regulation of the Newspeak language. 1.
Of Mice and Men Literary Analysis Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” As a writer, John Steinbeck’s weapon is the written word and in his famous novel Of Mice and Men, he ventures to change the ideas and opinions of his readers. Of Mice and Men is set in 1930’s America during the Great Depression. Even though there are some instances in the novel where Steinbeck seems to mirror the attitudes of the past, there also are several instances where the author he displays the need for societal change. He uses characters in the novel, such as Lennie, to demonstrate the mistreatment of the mentally disabled. He also shows the desperate plight of the economically disadvantaged during the Great Depression.
Freedom of Spirit in an Ambivalent Society – With Reference to Edith Wharton’s Select Novel K. Kalpana Karthi, Assistant Professor of English, PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore Edith Wharton’s fiction which emerged during the period of Post-World War I is a social analysis, based on Culture, Class and Morality. Her characters reflect the ambivalences prevalent in the environment, sometimes as antimodernists and often as liberal cultural critics. They stand evident, acknowledging that the past was not utopian and the present and future are mired in unpredictable political and social follies. The paper is attempt to study how her female protagonists struggle in this unstable and oscillating society which evade ethics and responsibility to embrace the easy solutions of scapegoating, evasion, cynicism and denial of truths and facts. Her novels depict how women fit themselves into this society either by rejecting or by accepting the changes to construct their emancipated New Selves.
You see? - The Mad Hatter, Alice in Wonderland. Explaining millennial liberal psychology contains the process whereby people internalise ideas, which produce actions that lead to consequences based on belief, leading to horrors typically viewed daily. Usually, the individual assumes that their reasoning contains logic and objectivity, yet preferences and bias predominate and the type of society wished for becomes based on expectations of how we view the world around us. The deception occurs
Powerful acts of political representation can position audiences to perceive the accompanying outcomes and values as either positive or negative. Media and governments are able to manipulate the social construct to control and impose political motives on society, bringing out the best and the worst of human nature. Barry Levinson’s thought-provoking, satirical black comedy, Wag the Dog (1997) demonstrates the power that media has in our society and its effects, through an exaggerated perspective, which emphasises the way media manipulates the public 's beliefs, thoughts and the way they interact. Levinson uses satire to reveal the worst of human nature, yet aiming, as satire does, to appeal to the best in human nature. He also satirises the naivety of society and how people 's unquestioning absorption of propaganda only encourages the media to exploit them on a broader level.
It was a theory of both Edward Herman, and Noam Chomsky which was introduced in the book of” Manufacturing Consent": The Political Economy of the Mass Media. which published in 1988. In which they said“A propaganda model focuses on this inequality of wealth and power and its multilevel effects on mass-media interests and choices. It traces the routes by which money and power are able to filter out the news fit to print, marginalize dissent, and allow the government and dominant private interests to get their messages across to the public”(Manufacturing of consent .2). It suggests that the consent is manipulated by manufacturers or specialized classes who controlled the media and fabricated realities, rather then disseminate to the mass news that hinder their interest.