The Invasion of privacy as a means of social control is heavily used in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four in many ways. For example the thought police could see you through any television anywhere since all members of the party have one nobody working for the party has privacy so people cannot think about the government without being watched, or even think individually. “Ownlife, meaning individualism and eccentricity” this was dangerous. But being alone was difficult, when Winston wants to be left alone the most Parsons sits beside him and talks about hate week showing that you can never escape the government because you will always be surrounded by it’s supporters. The Party uses this to remind you that you are always being watched, on the bottom of the most posters of Big Brother it reads “BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU”. This is a definite statement by the use of “is” to show that the Thought Police are always watching you. when they are watching the always remind you that contributes to the loss of privacy because you will know and feel vulnerable. every time a telescreen is near you have to listen to it because you can not turn it off. “as long as he remained within the field of vision which the metal plaque commanded, he could be seen as well as heard”. The use of commanded shows that is not only watches you but also gives orders. But the surveillance has now become natural “In the far distance a helicopter skimmed down between the roofs, hovered for an instant like a bluebottle, and darted away again with a curving flight. It was a police patrol, snooping into peoples windows. The use of a simile “like a bluebottle” shows that the police presence and invasion of privacy is now natural as if it was a bird. This is used as a means of control because the fear of making a small “thoughtcrime” will prevent people from developing their own ideas against the ideals of the Party.