What is the Two Minutes Hate in 1984?

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In Orwell's classic novel 1984, the Two Minutes Hate is a required daily ritual that all Party members must attend to vent their hate, fear, and anxiety in a manufactured hysterical environment. During the Two Minutes Hate, Party members gather in front of a large telescreen, which displays the image of Big Brother's most hated enemy, Emmanuel Goldstein.

Emmanuel Goldstein is an enigmatic, ominous figure who the Party uses as a scapegoat. He is dedicated to...

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