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1984 Summary - Part I Chapter 1 The opening lines of 1984 introduce readers to Winston Smith, Orwell's main protagonist, as he returns to his dismal apartment in Victory Mansion on a gritty, cold, early spring afternoon. As Winston moves through his cabbage-smelling building he barely notices a poster of Big Brother,...
Absalom, Absalom Summary - Chapter 1 Without delay, it should be understood that this is perhaps Faulkner's most difficult novel. To the inexperienced reader, some of the difficulties seem insurmountable, but if one perseveres, he will discover why many critics consider this to be Faulkner's greatest novel. Of the many difficulties,...