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ENG 112: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

Themes in 1984

Read reference articles related to some of the main themes from the book:

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Use reference databases to search for background information on people, keywords, topics, and themes.

Why Background Info?

  • learn more about an unfamiliar topic
  • identify important keywords and phrases
  • narrow or expand your search
  • find other resources on your topic

Search Examples

Examples of what to type into a database search box:

  • "Big Brother"
  • "freedom of speech"
  • propaganda
  • revisionism AND history
  • censorship AND government
  • surveillance AND society

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