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Government Or Prison Essay

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Mary Rabadi
Honors English 2
Mr. Bolhuis
Compare and Contrast Essay
14 October 2014
Government or Prison?

Communism is a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by a totalitarian state dominated by a single and self-perpetuating political party. While 1984, by George Orwell depicts a totalitarian society with secret surveillance and complete population control, and Brave New World, by Aldus Huxley anticipates government control through psychological manipulation, both novels have a society in which individual personality and thought are strictly prohibited. The themes of communism and control in both novels can relate to the time in which we live now. 1984 portrays a society where the government, also known as the ...

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