1984, George Orwell’s bleakly dystopian novel about the dangers of totalitarianism, warns against a world governed by propaganda, surveillance, and censorship. Today, Orwellian phrases like “Big Brother” and “doublespeak” have become common expressions. Read a character analysis of Winston Smith, plot summary, and important quotes. 

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