1984 - Part 3, Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 5 Summary

Winston is in the worst place imaginable- Room 101. He knew it would be terrible from the reactions of everyone that was to go there. He still couldn't imagine what could be so terrible that he didn't already endure. O'Brien explained to him that in this room is the worst thing in the world. What is considered the worst thing in the world varies from person to person. In his case, O'Brien continued, it is rats. So there it was, the place where one would face their worst fear. Winston filled with terror at the word. He yelled and pleaded. O'Brien ignored him and continued describing a contraption that would allow the rat to be kept in a cage strapped to his head with walls on three sides, the forth side being Winston's' face. O'Brien unsympathetically explained rats' tendencies to chew their way to freedom frantically...

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