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1984

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Ink-Stained Hand

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Winston looks at his hands and realizes that,

the two fingers of his right hand were ink stained… exactly the kind of detail that would betray you.

Which statement does NOT validate the meaning of this line?

A

There is nothing you can't do that the Party won't find out about.

B

Writing is forbidden unless the Party provides you with rights to do so.

C

Washing your hands is imperative to protect yourself from speculation of wrong-doing.

D

Writing, because it's not publicized and handed out to the citizens of Oceania without the authority of the Party, is still not permitted but it is also not as harshly punished as other crimes.

E

The act of thinking independent thoughts is something the Party would assume you are doing if they see ink on a person's hands.