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* Winston as a child stealing a piece of chocolate from his dying sister. He runs away, and when he returns, his mother is gone, taken by the reigme. Winston never sees her or his sister again.

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* Winston as a child stealing a piece of chocolate from his dying sister. He runs away, and when he returns, his mother is gone, taken by the reigme.regime. Winston never sees her or his sister again.


* The fact that some elements in the book -- including constant surveillance of citizens and disproportionately severe punishment for the slightest interest in rebellion -- have become elements of some RealLife governments is horrifyingly depressing.

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* The fact that some elements in the book -- including constant surveillance of citizens and disproportionately severe punishment DisproportionateRetribution for the slightest interest in rebellion -- have become elements of some RealLife governments is horrifyingly depressing.


* Winston as a child stealing a piece of chocolate from his dying sister.

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* Winston as a child stealing a piece of chocolate from his dying sister. He runs away, and when he returns, his mother is gone, taken by the reigme. Winston never sees her or his sister again.


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[[caption-width-right:350:[[DownerEnding R.I.P. Winston's last essence of free will. We'll miss you.]]]]
''Nineteen Eighty-Four'''s dystopia backdrop and gut-wrenching scenes proves that this book (or movie) is definitely not for the faint of heart.
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** The Michael Radford movie expresses Winston's absolute despair, as the once-independent man reduced into severe alcoholism, all thoughts of personal love or the tiniest fragments of hope completely expunged out of his mind and soul, had tears in his face, saying to the telescreen as the melancholic anthem of Oceania played, "I love you".

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** The Michael Radford movie expresses Winston's absolute despair, as the once-independent man reduced into severe alcoholism, all thoughts of personal love or the tiniest fragments of hope completely expunged out of his mind and soul, had tears in his face, saying to the telescreen as the melancholic anthem of Oceania played, "I love you". The camera then cuts away to show a far away shot of the bar (pictured above), with Winston and the bartender. Not counting the bartender, Winston has nobody else to help him. He just feels so ''alone'' and so ''small'' in his newfound love for the organization he tried to rebel against.


* From the Broadway, Winston tearfully begging [[spoiler: one of O'Brien's assistants to not put the rat cage over his face.]]

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* From the Broadway, Winston tearfully begging [[spoiler: one of O'Brien's assistants to not put the rat cage over his face.]]]]
* Winston as a child stealing a piece of chocolate from his dying sister.


** The Michael Radford movie expresses Winston's absolute despair, as the once-independent man reduced into severe alcoholism, all thoughts of personal love or the tiniest fragments of hope completely expunged out of his mind and soul, had tears in his face, saying to the telescreen, "I love you".

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** The Michael Radford movie expresses Winston's absolute despair, as the once-independent man reduced into severe alcoholism, all thoughts of personal love or the tiniest fragments of hope completely expunged out of his mind and soul, had tears in his face, saying to the telescreen, telescreen as the melancholic anthem of Oceania played, "I love you".


* [[DespairEventHorizon "Do it to Julia!"]], ''especially'' in the film, see below.

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* [[DespairEventHorizon [[WhamLine "Do it to Julia!"]], ''especially'' in the film, see below.



* ''“He gazed up at the enormous face. Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark moustache. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast! Two gin-scented tears trickled down the sides of his nose. But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother."''
** The Michael Radford movie expresses Winston's absolute despair, as the man reduced into severe alcoholism, all thoughts of personal love expunged out of his mind, had tears in his face, saying to the telescreen, "I love you".

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* ''“He gazed up at the enormous face. Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark moustache. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast! Two gin-scented tears trickled down the sides of his nose. But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. [[DespairEventHorizon He loved Big Brother.Brother]]."''
** The Michael Radford movie expresses Winston's absolute despair, as the once-independent man reduced into severe alcoholism, all thoughts of personal love or the tiniest fragments of hope completely expunged out of his mind, mind and soul, had tears in his face, saying to the telescreen, "I love you".

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* ''“He gazed up at the enormous face. Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark moustache. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast! Two gin-scented tears trickled down the sides of his nose. But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother."''
** The Michael Radford movie expresses Winston's absolute despair, as the man reduced into severe alcoholism, all thoughts of personal love expunged out of his mind, had tears in his face, saying to the telescreen, "I love you".


** Also from the film, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex3ba7cDT0U "Julia"]], a recurring piece that subtly plays over three key scenes -- Winston meeting Julia outside Charrington's shop, their first meeting in the forest, and [[SoundtrackDissonance Winston being tortured in Room 101]], [[DespairEventHorizon eventually betraying Julia.]] -- and in the credits. It is a heartbreaking poetic ballad that beautifully describes the two main character's impossible love, with a sense of longing and hope.

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** Also from the film, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex3ba7cDT0U "Julia"]], a recurring piece that subtly plays over three key scenes -- Winston meeting Julia outside Charrington's shop, their first meeting in the forest, and [[SoundtrackDissonance Winston being tortured in Room 101]], [[DespairEventHorizon eventually betraying Julia.]] -- and in the credits. It is a heartbreaking poetic ballad that beautifully describes the two main character's impossible love, with a sense of longing and hope.hope.
* From the Broadway, Winston tearfully begging [[spoiler: one of O'Brien's assistants to not put the rat cage over his face.]]

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* [[DespairEventHorizon "Do it to Julia!"]], ''especially'' in the film, see below.
* In the final chapter, a sweet memory floats into Winston's mind from his childhood about a happy afternoon when he played Snakes and Ladders with his mother. It's a memory he would've treasured earlier, but now he pushes it out of his mind, declaring it to be false.
* The fact that some elements in the book -- including constant surveillance of citizens and disproportionately severe punishment for the slightest interest in rebellion -- have become elements of some RealLife governments is horrifyingly depressing.
* In the film, the national anthem of Oceania, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F43DqnMoWi0 "Oceania, Tis For Thee"]]. It's a brilliant {{Pastiche}} of national anthems, but it's only the words that are frightening; the tune is absolutely heartbreaking.
** Also from the film, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex3ba7cDT0U "Julia"]], a recurring piece that subtly plays over three key scenes -- Winston meeting Julia outside Charrington's shop, their first meeting in the forest, and [[SoundtrackDissonance Winston being tortured in Room 101]], [[DespairEventHorizon eventually betraying Julia.]] -- and in the credits. It is a heartbreaking poetic ballad that beautifully describes the two main character's impossible love, with a sense of longing and hope.

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