1984 - Leesa Stone English 1101 Dr Schnaubelt Title 1984 Author George Orwell Year Published 1949 Setting The City of London Airstrip One in the

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Leesa Stone English 1101 12/02/1999 Dr. Schnaubelt Title : 1984 Author : George Orwell Year Published : 1949 Setting : The City of London, Airstrip One, in the country Oceania in the year “1984.” Main Characters : Winston Smith, Julia, O’Brien, “Big Brother” Theme : War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength. (1) Plot Summary : Winston Smith is an oppressed member of the Outer Party in the state of Oceania. Winston is 39 years old. He believes that the year is 1984, although he is not completely sure. He lives in Victory Mansions, which are crummy apartments that were probably built in the 1920's. All of this is located in London, Airstrip One, which today is known as England. He is thin and frail, and has a varicose ulcer on his leg that makes it painful for him to walk sometimes, especially up the stairs. He works for the Ministry of Truth. His job is to alter the past. Doublethink lets the Party get away with this, because although people have seen the past and altered it, they believe the altered version of the past is the real past, and if everyone believes that the altered past is the
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1984 - Leesa Stone English 1101 Dr Schnaubelt Title 1984 Author George Orwell Year Published 1949 Setting The City of London Airstrip One in the

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