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Overview

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Author

George Orwell

Year Published

1949

Type

Novel

Genre

Dystopian

Perspective and Narrator

1984 is told in the third-person limited point of view through the perspective of Winston Smith.

Tense

Orwell's novel 1984 is told primarily in the past tense.

About the Title

Orwell planned to call his novel The Last Man in Europe, but the publisher wanted a title symbolizing the future. Orwell chose 1984, possibly reversing the last two digits of 1948, the year he wrote the book.

Summary

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