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Julia in "1984" (TW for mention of sexual violence)

Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2022 8:53 pm
by marxonwheels
here's yet another reason to not read orwell (as if you needed one. i imagine most folks here don't, but regardless.)

again, CW for mention/discussion of sexual violence below and in the linked tweet:

sooooo apparently the character of Julia is based on a girl Orwell literally tried to r*pe when he was 15. and he references it *within the framework of the novel.* ... j1Rb4TdMdA i mean.... i don't even know. my god. he's somehow even worse than you think he is.