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In 1984, what are some examples of peer pressure?

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One of the earliest examples of peer pressure comes in Part One, Chapter One of 1984 when Winston and his colleagues take part in the Two Minutes Hate. In this daily ritual, Party members openly express their hatred towards Oceania's biggest enemy, Emmanuel Goldstein. Whether a Party member feels true hatred towards Goldstein is irrelevant (as in Winston's case). In fact, the Two Minutes Hate is...

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