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What does the phrase Big Brother is watching you satirize?

Big Brother is watching you. A phrase taken from George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, meaning one's actions and intentions are being monitored by the government as a means of controlling and suppressing the will of the populace. Big Brother is watching you, after all.

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In respect to this, what page does it say Big Brother is watching you?

George Orwell coined this phrase in the third paragraph of the first chapter of his novel “1984.” He writes, “It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU…” Later it appears on posters and television ads as a political slogan.

Beside above, who said Big Brother is watching you? George Orwell

Also question is, what does the phrase Big Brother mean?

A big brother is an older male, related or not, who protects a younger person. Big Brother also refers to an omnipresent, usually governmental authority that monitors everyone's every move.

Who is Big Brother and what is the significance of his name?

Big Brother is the leader of the Party, the political collective that presides over Orwell's fictional society, Oceania, and he is the face of this autocratic system.

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