Search these reference databases to find background information, which can include topic overviews, encyclopedias, and more.
Examples of what to type into a database search box.
Read reference articles related to some of the main themes from Orwell's 1984.
It's OK to use Wikipedia to find keywords, names, dates, concepts, and other resources related to your topic. Just make sure that you research those keywords and resources using reputable sources.
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