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1984 - Part 1, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 3 Summary

Winston is dreaming. The dream started with images of his mother and baby sister then led to the girl with dark hair. He always thought of his family with remorse because he believed that they had been taken in order for him to be spared. He was awakened by the shrill alarm clock provided by the telescreen. He jumped out of bed naked because it was necessary for him to use his meager clothing allowance for work clothes and didn't have enough left for pajamas. Almost every morning the workout forced by the telescreen called the Physical Jerks is preceded by a coughing fit that only calms through a series of body contortions and spitting up of lung fluid.

The instructor coaches loudly and watches carefully through the wall to make sure everyone is pushing hard enough. This morning Winston wasn't exercising to her standards...

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