Premium Content Class Conflict: Winston Smith in George Orwell's 1984
By Sarah Standish - August 26, 2003
The title year of George Orwell's most famous novel is nineteen years past, but the dystopian vision it draws has retained its ability to grip readers with a haunting sense of foreboding about the future. At the heart of many of the issues touched on in 1984 is a subject of contemporary debate: the conflict of the individual versus the state. In…
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