Character Analysis Of Torture In 1984, By Tim O Brien

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Before reading 1984, I disagreed with number four “Torture of a person who is a threat to our country’s freedom is acceptable as long the person does not die.” After reading the book, it has persuaded me to changed my mind to think otherwise. O’Brien says “There are three stages in your reintegration” (O’Brien 215). If a person is a threat to them then they can torture to get the answers because as long as what they are doing is not said they are still a threat to them. “You must understand the construction of this cage. The mask will fit over your head, leaving no exit” (Orwell 235). This is another reason that torture is good unless someone dies because they thought that Winston was a big threat and that if he was to revolt against the party
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