A Rebellious Personality In 1984 By Winston Smith

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A Rebellious Personality
What might one do when they possess little to no control over their lives? This lifestyle is present in Winston’s country, which is controlled by a totalitarian government in which any incorrect action leads to severe consequences. Most citizens blindly follow society, but a selct, unkown few choose to rebel. In “1984” by George Orwell, Winston Smith’s defiant nature and curious attitude display that when in a situation lacking optimism, one may turn to rebellion.
Winston is defiant and rebels against Big Brother and the Party through various actions. For example, he continuously wrote “DOWN WITH BIG BROTHER” in his diary (Orwell 21). This simple thought is considered to be a severe crime where Winston lives because

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