How is the individual vs. society presented in 1984?

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In the case of the novel, the individual is clearly Winston who is joined by Julia in his stand against society. The society is the dystopian future created by the Party, who is shown, from the very beginning of the story, to be a force that seeks to control not just every aspect of the physical life of their people but also their psychological, mental and emotional life as well. Independent thought is something that is the anathema of the party, and the propaganda, the constant fear of surveillance and everything else about the party is designed to undermine...

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