Assessment Task 3
Oral Assessment – Speculative Fiction
Your way, or the highway speech
Word Limit: 1000 – 1200 summary
Most of the people of Oceania have been brainwashed, over the years that Big Brother has taken control of the government and turned it into “The Party”; people have learnt to accept sufficient. Everyone is depressed, everyone is under control, and those few who decide to protest against INGSOC have been exterminated from existence by thought police.
Imagine the extremities that have taken place. Everyone abiding to the will of Big Brother, everywhere you look posters that remind you “BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU”, even in your home’s the government is watching over you through your television screens, looking at everything you do, every action you take, every thought you think, listening to every sound that is made. We are treated just like SHEEP, while Big Brother acts like the drover of us sheep!
When was the last time you felt safe walking in the streets not having to worry about what you are doing, or who is watching you, or where the next bomb is going to explode.
The Party even created Newspeak; they changed the language of our ancestor’s tongues to make us stop thinking freely, to stop emotions from showing us reality! Haven’t you noticed how they force us to bottle our emotions of Love, Sadness, Frustration, Hate, Pain, and FREEDOM! Any human being will snap if their emotions are bottled up for too long, so what do you think the party does? They utilize it, with what you ask? Well for starters why you don’t look at the 2 minutes of hate seminars and pull your attention away from the screen and watch what is happening around you, how the people are going mad, and all the emotions breaking out and releasing the pressure before the human mind snaps and before they lose control over them. IT’S NOT ABOUT HATING; IT’S ABOUT TOTAL CONTROL OVER YOU! They want you to shout, they want you to jump up out of your seats and...