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Using contextual clues in the quote below, what is the meaning of the term heretic?

Thus, at one moment Winston's hatred was not turned against Goldstein at all, but, on the contrary, against Big Brother, the Party, and the Thought Police; and at such moments his heart went out to the lonely, derided heretic on the screen, sole guardian of truth and sanity in a world of lies.

A

A person who is hated and depsised.

B

A person who goes against the norm for what they believe to be right.

C

A person who is considered a hero for their rebellious actions.

D

A person who lies and cheats to get what they want out of life.

E

A person who only speaks the truth no matter the cost.

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