In 1984, is the character Winston married? 

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No, Winston Smith is definitely not married. In fact, marriage is something that is presented in this novel as being yet another social institution that has become dominated by the Party and the all-seeing eye of Big Brother. There is no privacy and you are not allowed to have or foster your own emotions for anybody else without...

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Technically, yes. He is married to Katharine who he considers to be mindless. Since divorce is not permitted, they have been separated for nearly eleven years.
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