How does Winston Smith display a sense of courage throughout 1984?

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One could argue that Winston Smith demonstrates a sense of courage in his endless pursuit to maintain his humanity in a world controlled by the Party, which requires its citizens to behave completely orthodox at all times and revere Big Brother above themselves and their families. As a Party member, Winston is under constant government surveillance and virtually every aspect of his life is tightly regulated and monitored. Despite living in a terribly oppressive society, Winston Smith demonstrates courage by secretly denouncing Big Brother, committing thoughtcrime by writing in his journal, carrying on an affair with Julia , and attempting to join the Brotherhood. After Winston commits thoughtcrime, he understands that he is a dead man and it is only a matter of time before he is arrested by agents of the Thought Police. Despite his death...

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