CliffsNotes on 1984 introduces you to the modern world as imagined by George Orwell, a place where humans have no control over their own lives, where nearly every positive feeling is squelched, and where people live in misery, fear, and repression.
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NIKKI MOUSTAKI holds an M.A. in English and American Literature from New York University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Indiana.
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