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    character Wilson Smith which perfectly describes his hatred for “The Party”. Winston Smith attempts to prove his worth and determination to throughout the book that he is a threat to “The Party” and Big Brother. As for his lover, Julia, is one who stays in the back, rebelling in ways that please and satisfy her. Both Winston and Julia aren’t shown as the rebellious types, but, prove the readers and party members by showing their hatred towards “The Party” by committing rebelling in different ways but were both ineffective. Winston Smith, a quiet and shy character throughout the book seems by a third person view to have no ability to rebel, but was…

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    George Orwell’s protagonist in 1984, Winston Smith, is just one of many in an era of modern antiheroes. He represents all that is undeniably average in a world wrecked with an oppressive government and a constant state of war. However, this plays to his advantage by making connecting and empathizing with him easier. His rebellious nature ensures an ability to be endowed with the bravery to defy and push the limits of the Party’s authority. Typically, heroes are meant to possess powerful or…

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    Character Analysis; Winston Smith • Winston Smith is a calm, cool and collected member of the Party. In his spare time he strives to overthrow the party and establish the world as far back as his memory allows him. His plan of attack to overthrow the party is very subtle. But in the end his carefulness does him in. He then gets taken to have his ideals reconformed to The Party’s “true” thoughts. “Two and Two make five...He Accepted everything. Orwell 290” Julia • Winston’s girlfriend. A…

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    Winston Smith Hero

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    Orwell in 1948. In the year 1984, the world is split into three ruling super-countries, Oceania, Eruasia, and Eastasia, one of which is where the main character Winston Smith lives. It is ruled by the Party and Big Brother who try to control everything from actions, to history, to the minds of the people in Oceania. Orwell defines heroism as “ordinary people doing whatever they can to change social systems that do not respect human decency, even with the knowledge that they can’t possibly…

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    Winston Smith Hero

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    Eric Arthur Blair, more commonly known by his pseudonym George Orwell, characterizes one of the main characters, Winston Smith, as a kind of protagonist in the story. Winston Smith does not exemplify the traditional characteristics of a hero. Heroes are typically described as strong, brave, and noble, however just like the saying “not all heroes wear capes”, Winston Smith was one that did not wear a cape. George Orwell created this hero that contained failures, it was as if to show readers that…

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    “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” This quote by Bob Dylan, relates strongly with George Orwell’s novel 1984. Winston Smith, the main character, in 1984, tells the novel through third person limited point of view. The story begins with Winston Smith describing his constant surveillance by BIG BROTHER and throughout the novel the reader witnesses Winston’s struggles against the government that controls the ideas and thoughts of its citizens. As the reader comes to understand…

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    There are various characters who do not emerge at all in George Orwell’s 1984. Despite this, they still manage to affect the development and actions of the Oceania population in addition to the theme. Big Brother, the reputed ruler of the superstate Oceania, does not physically exist in the novel and there is no evidence for his mere existence. Nevertheless, the mention of his name will send the members of the Party into a state of euphoria. There are people who are exceptions to his influence,…

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    Winston smith purchases this diary, which in this place is forbidden, and he writes the words, “Down with Big Brother”, which is a crime in this Oceania, and hides it from the telescreen, which is Oceania security system at this time. A telescreen is what the guards of Oceania use to make sure everyone is being a good citizen. Winston begins a relationship with Julia, another main character of the story, and do very illegal things with each other. After some time, they fall in love. Winston and…

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    Can the human spirit easily endure pain and suffering, or is it easily corruptible? In 1984 by George Orwell, Winston Smith is broken when he undergoes extreme psychological torture. His pain, however matures him in the sense that he lets go of his idealistic past self and accepts the ideologies of his government, “the party.” In a pivotal moment where winston is forced to believe that 2+2=5, he loses all sense of personal freedom and is at the will of Big Brother, and thus comes into his place…

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    1984 Book Report Essay

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    Winston is a static character he was at first very worried about Big Brother, but later he began to develop revolutionary dreams about being free from Big Brother. The saying they use when talking about Big Brother is “Big Brother is watching you”, because the party that was Big Brother was watching everyone at all times. And they would say they watched you, track you, and not promit certain things for your own sake. I would relate with Winston Smith because I don’t like the idea of always being…

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