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Eric Arthur Blair, known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and commitment to democratic socialism.

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Were there mind reading devices in 1984?

How was it that O'Brien could read Winston's mind so well in 1984? Is it possible the Party had a mind reading device?
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What happened to Winston Smith at the end of George Orwell’s “1984?”

If you haven’t read George Orwell's 1984 this question contains potential spoilers regarding the ending of the book so you might want to stop reading now. At one point, Winston is told that the Party ...
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