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1984

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O'Brien

1984-K10LV2

Winston is sitting in the cell when O'Brien is led into the room, and immediately, he exclaims,

They got you too! O'Brien replies, They got me a long time ago.

What is Winston's interpretation of O'Brien's reply?

A

Winston comes to understand that he has been hallucinating all of these events. He realizes that his meeting with O'Brien never took place in reality, only in his head.

B

Winston realizes that O'Brien was being used as bait by the Party to catch the rebels who refused to obey the rules.

C

Winston realizes that O'Brien had been listening to the telescreen in Winston's home and heard him talking in his sleep about meeting with O'Brien to discuss the Party's takedown.

D

Winston sees that his flat has been invaded and his diary discovered; this was the concrete evidence the Party needed to bring against Winston, Julia, and O'Brien.

E

Choices 'B', 'C', & 'D' are all relevant assumptions to Winston's interpretation of O'Brien's statement.