The Death of Truth

These are the articles I read to the class about some of the historical antecedents to Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Posted by Christopher Waugh

“Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” (Katherine Mansfield)

  1. […] Pay particular attention to facets of Stalinist Russia that may have influenced Orwell’s construction of his own Totalitarian Party. Also, have a re-read of this article about the post-fact world […]


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