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1984

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Bigsoph Maybe you are expecting a happy ending, where love triumphs over all and human spirit is set free?
If this was made into a movie now, they would likely…more
Maybe you are expecting a happy ending, where love triumphs over all and human spirit is set free?
If this was made into a movie now, they would likely cast Will Smith as Winston and have him overthrow the government and rescue Julia(less)
Niklas Big Brother is the personification of the state of Oceania. The book explains that the existence of Big Brother is necessary because it is easier to…moreBig Brother is the personification of the state of Oceania. The book explains that the existence of Big Brother is necessary because it is easier to love a person than an organisation, and that the name "Big Brother" was selected because it plays on family loyalty. (less)
Margarita Bastar No questions are stupid Natia and this book is a tough one :P
1. OBrien was never against the party, but his role is to act like it to catch the…more
No questions are stupid Natia and this book is a tough one :P
1. O´Brien was never against the party, but his role is to act like it to catch the rebels. The dream Winston had was exactly that, a dream Winston imagined after seeing the look in O´Brien´s eye. O´Brien also gives them the book, but it´s just a trap so that the police can catch them with the evidence later... 2. We don´t, and it doesn´t matter. The point is, they didn´t work out cuz they never loved each other and Winston didn´t want to pretend anymore... 3. Julia also gets tortured, didn´t you see her face at the end? She´s also a zombie because when they did the torture to her, she shouted ¨DO IT TO WINSTON INSTEAD!¨ That made her realize she doesn´t love him, she loves Big Brother, and now she won´t fight for love. The book infers that the torture serves the purpose of killing all the love in the people thereby destroying their urge to rebel or fight back.

Hope that helps! Sometimes the answers are between the lines :) (less)
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Beth I think he does get killed at the very end paragraph, he's in the Chestnut Tree cafe where previous traitors have been seen shortly before they have…moreI think he does get killed at the very end paragraph, he's in the Chestnut Tree cafe where previous traitors have been seen shortly before they have been executed. The reason they released him back into society was because his spirit was broken and he couldn't influence anyone to hate the party anymore and is therefore not a threat... They kill people after a year so that these traitors aren't kill as martyrs, because if they did die as martyrs, history will remember them as good people who fought for what they believed in and it would make the party look bad. Winston died unnoticed and loving Big Brother which was the best result for the government, who will not tolerate any dissension to themselves.(less)
Liam Murray It's an everyday fear that many people have, just like spiders and thunder. In theory, this makes the situation more realistic by showing that the…moreIt's an everyday fear that many people have, just like spiders and thunder. In theory, this makes the situation more realistic by showing that the state can manipulate reality to subjugate and terrorize its citizens.(less)

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