Describe the way the Party manipulates history. Why do you think they do this?

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The job of the Ministry of Truth, where Winston works, is to manipulate history. Each person who works there rewrites what happens according to the Party's instructions. By controlling what everybody in society believes to be true about where they have come from and the events which have helped to shape them, they can control what people believe and how they behave. If there is no access to real truth, then there is no way for people to learn from their...

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