in what ways are canidates being Surveillance/Monitoring in The Testing
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The concept of Big Brother comes from George Orwell’s dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, which depicts an omnipresent government that constantly monitors its citizens. From the first time that Cia enters the bus to Tosu City, she notices a hidden camera. She keeps a close eye out for other cameras and observes how the Testing officials watch and judge the candidates at all times. She deduces the officials must have been watching when Ryme kills herself, but did nothing to intervene. Cia grows careful of the cameras, making sure to have conversations with Michal out of sight, or to perform when she has no choice but to be observed. Cia tries to control the forces that are controlling her. While Cia is currently a pawn as a candidate, her father and other adults she meets are hoping that Cia can help change the way the rigid government works.