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1984 Reflection: John Proctor's Personal Integrity

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Nathalie Raffoul Wednesday, December 16, 2015 5th E2 Mr. Jared Rock 1984 Reflection Prompt 4 In the novel 1984 by George Orwell, the protagonist, Winston has kept his life but lost his personal integrity. John Proctor from The Crucible, in my opinion, made the right decision and received the most merciful fate between the two characters. John Proctor preferred to die with his integrity rather than living a lie, oppressed by the Christian Church’s demanding views. Even though he ruined his reputation he preferred to end his life with the truth keeping his personal integrity, ignoring what people will think of him after. Winston on the other hand is the character which wants to maintain freedom in the totalitarian society
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