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1984

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How & Why?

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What is Winston referring to when he writes,

I understand HOW. I do not understand WHY.?

A

"…the confessions had been rewritten… until the original facts and dates no longer had the smallest significance…"

B

"…Oceania was no longer at war with Eurasia… must have been to the agents of Eurasia… the three deadmen had betrayed their country."

C

"…immediate advantages of falsifying the past were obvious, but the ultimate motive was mysterious."

D

"…Party's hold upon the past less strong… because a piece of evidence which existed no longer had once existed?"

E

"…keep your face expressionless was not difficult… breathing controlled with an effort… you could not control the beating of your heart…"