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what does syme work on? explain winston's belief about syme.

 

kevin a #184955
May 11, 2011 5:31 PM

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what does syme work on? explain winston's belief about syme.

this question is from part one chapter 5 of the book

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Aslan
May 11, 2011 7:22 PM

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Syme works on the systematic destruction of language. He is working on the 'The Eleventh Edition / the definitive edition of the Newspeak Dictionary. Syme loves his work,”‘It’s a beautiful thing, the destruction of words." Syme's zeal and zest are readily apparent to Winston. Winston looks at Syme and thinks that he is a "dead man". Although the party likes efficiency, they hate personal/individual satisfaction. Syme's zeal for his job will inevitably get him "unpersoned" (killed)

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