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What are three different settings from 1984 with supporting quotations? 

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Winston works as a clerk in the Ministry of Truth, so his job is one of the settings in the novel. The atmosphere is one of solitude and resignation; no one seems to consider or care that they constantly rewrite the "truth" over and over again. The space is designed to maximize space and minimize movement; there seems to be no fraternizing between employees as the work is a serious task.

In the walls of the cubicle there were three orifices. To the right of the speakwrite, a small pneumatic tube for written messages; to the left, a larger one for newspapers; and in the side wall, within easy reach of Winston's arm, a large oblong slit protected by a wire grating. This last was for the disposal of waste paper. Similar slits existed in thousands or tens of thousands throughout the building, no only in every room but at short intervals in every corridor. (part 1, chapter 4)

Winston meets up with Syme, whom he might have described as a "friend" in long ago days but who is now referred to as a...

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