Is Winston’s novels hero, by Orwells definition? Is he a hero that readers can admire and emulate? Explain your position by tracing Winston’s actions throughout the novel and considering the result of those actions.

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PROMPT:
George Orwell once offered the definition of heroism ordinary people doing whatever they can to change social systems that do not respect human decency, even when the knowledge that they can’t possibly succeed.

In Winston Smith, the protagonist of 1984, Orwell create an ordinary person, an “everyman” Who stands for all the oppressed citizens of Oceania. Yeah, as the novel closes, Winston cries as his love for big brother overwhelms him. Is Winston’s novels hero, by Orwells definition? Is he a hero that readers can admire and emulate? Explain your position by tracing Winston’s actions throughout the novel and considering the result of those actions.

Cite specific examples from the novel.