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  1. 1. Newspeak – det totalitära språket

    Kandidat-uppsats, Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Författare :Martin Wettmark; [2021-09-09]
    Nyckelord :Totalitarism; George Orwell; 1984; Victor Klemperer; LTI; Totalitärt språk;

    Sammanfattning : After the Second World War, several books came out about the life in dictatorships. In 1947, Nazi survivor Victor Klemperer published LTI, Lingua Tertii Imperii, about the particular language used in The Third Reich. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Where Are the Sows? : A Feminist Reading of George Orwell's Animal Farm

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Författare :Andre Persson; [2021]
    Nyckelord :George Orwell; Animal Farm; patriarchy; traditional gender roles; toxic masculinity.;

    Sammanfattning : This essay argues that the patriarchy is pervasive throughout George Orwell’s novella Animal Farm. By providing examples of narrative events and character actions, the essay aims to make evident the ways in which the patriarchy is represented throughout the novella. LÄS MER

  3. 3. “Where you think no one sees you – do what you want!” : Nineteen Eighty-Four and Upper Secondary School Students’ Perception of Surveillance

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på grundnivå, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Författare :Tobias Svensson; [2021]
    Nyckelord :George Orwell; surveillance; panopticism; post-panopticism; student perspective; EFL;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this essay is to juxtapose students’ perceptions of surveillance to the surveillance portrayed in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four. By using Michel Foucault’s expansion of Jeremy Bentham’s discussion of the Panopticon, this essay shows that upper secondary school students modify their behaviour, like the characters in the novel, when they are under surveillance. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Viability of Orwell's Newspeak : through the theory of Saussurean semiotics

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för lärarutbildning

    Författare :Jennifer Lidfors Andersson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Structuralism; semiotics; Saussure; Newspeak; 1984; Orwell; sign; linguistic community;

    Sammanfattning : Set in the totalitarian society of Oceania, George Orwell’s 1984 illustrates how a government can exert complete control over its citizens through surveillance, manipulation, and more central to this essay, language. By employing a structuralist framework based on Ferdinand de Saussure’s research on semiotics and the system of language, this essay investigates the viability of Newspeak as a language. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Internet Surveillance Law in the UK and Article 8 'Right to Privacy'

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Författare :Spencer Whiskard; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Internet; Surveillance; Article 8; Right to Privacy; Technology; ECHR; ECtHR; IPA 2016; Investigatory Powers Act 2016; Hacking; Data; Digital; 1984; Freedom; Law and Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : The danger that mass surveillance poses to concepts of ‘freedom’ and ‘democracy’ have long been a topic of fiction as well as of hard academic study. George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is a work that some might disregard as mere post-apocalyptic whimsy but its arguably accurate recreation and prediction of the methods utilized by the totalitarian government to maintain absolute control over a population serves to give the novella a grim level of scholastic technicality and precision. LÄS MER