What are some examples of foreshadowing in 1984?
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1984 by George Orwell is an extensive novel that to find examples of foreshadowing would have to depend on your version of the definition, or your teacher's version of the definition of foreshadowing. And, depending on what edition you have, a great example of foreshadowing occurs around page 80, where Winston thinks that
“[i]n the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it.”
Before the end of his rehabilitation with O’Brien, Winston does accept this as truth. This is a great example of foreshadowing. Another is around page 140 when the repeated entrances of the rats foreshadow Winston’s trip into Room 101; Julia’s desire to clean behind the picture foreshadows the telescreen’s surreptitious existence behind that picture. This is another great example of foreshadowing.
From the start, there is a foreshadowing of something unnatural or something wrong with the society depicted in the novel. "The clock struck thirteenth". In present-day, or in the past, the clock does not strike thirteen at one in the afternoon.
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