In 1984, what are some of Winston's characteristics and traits, with evidence (from up to the end of part 3)?

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Winston Smith is depicted as an intuitive, astute individual. He is not only an expert at his job in the Ministry of Truth, but is one of the few Party members who is not fooled by the Party's rhetoric and propaganda. Winston recognizes the Party's hypocrisy and is aware of how they cultivate an atmosphere of hysteria and fear to control the populace. He refuses to practice doublethink or believe the government's inflated statistics and illogical declarations.

Winston also recognizes that the Party attempts to control reality by continually altering past documents and requiring Party members to practice doublethink. He is aware of "unpersons" and is not fooled by the Party's paradoxical mottos. When reading Goldstein's The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism, Winston admits that he learned nothing new from the book and that it simply confirmed his initial thoughts regarding the Party's reign.

Winston is also a curious individual who questions everything about Big Brother, the Party,...

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