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Bildungsroman

1984-NTJKPC

Which statement BEST supports the assertion that the novel 1984 can be considered a bildungsroman?

A

Throughout the novel, we see the development of the Party's command over the citizens of Oceania.

B

As we read the novel, we see Winston grow as an individual. He moves from being meek and subservient to the Party to bold and rebellious, following his own desires.

C

The novel displays a lack of change in the characters of Parsons, Symes and O'Brien showing that growth in an individual is not acceptable by the Party.

D

Julia is a prime example of a character in a bildungsroman because we watch her develop throughout the novel.

E

None of the explanations provide plausible evidence that the novel could be loosely categorized as a bildungsroman.