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In George Orwells 1984 the story takes place in London Airstrip One formally called England before it joined with North America South America and some small European countries to form Oceania The political system is known as Ingsoc this consists of Big Brother the Inner Party the Outer Party and the working class The basic plot in 1984 is a simple one it follows a man through his struggles to rationalize his existence in an upside down world Winston Smith is the main protagonist Winston works in the Ministry of Truth which is concerned with news entertainment education and the fine arts He is employed in the Records Department where he writes and rewrites scripts to fit the present and past which adds to the power the Party has over its members and the history they believe in Although Winston is a diligent member of the Party his inner desires of humanity individuality and sexuality are directly rebellious to that of the policies of the Party His physical expressions are deceptive an attempt to cover-up his true attitude towards his situation from the Thought Police Through the novel Winstons views change At first he thinks hes some sort of individual and different then most people He finally expresses it on paper Then he feels rage because hes jealous of Julia Then he feels hope because hes part of a group doing the right thing Then he feels hope but hes not happy This is after hes captured Then hes resistant to the captures and thinks they can never get to him When he faces his greatest fear rats his spirit is broken Then he goes into realization that he loves Big Brother One of the two minor characters is Julia She was a bold-looking girl of about twenty-seven with thick dark hair a freckled face and swift athletic movements She also works in the Ministry of Truth for the Fiction Department She helps
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