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By George Orwell

In 1984, London is a grim urban the place enormous Brother is usually observing you and the concept Police can essentially learn your brain. Winston is a guy in grave threat for the straightforward cause that his reminiscence nonetheless features. Drawn right into a forbidden love affair, Winston unearths the braveness to affix a mystery innovative association referred to as The Brotherhood, devoted to the destruction of the social gathering. along with his loved Julia, he dangers his lifestyles in a dangerous fit opposed to the powers that be.

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On her return from the Crimea she replaced her mother and sister with devoted attendants, most notably Arthur Clough and his mother-in-law, Nightingale's Aunt Mai, who left her own husband and children to become Nightingale's nurse-companion. An intense affection grew up between Nightingale and her aunt, who referred to 34 The sickroom in Victorian fiction her as "my child, my friend, my guide... " Nightingale wrote later, "We were like two lovers " (W-S 212). In addition to those who cared for her were the men who submitted to be guided by her zeal for sanitary reform (the "band of brothers" as they called themselves), who visited her daily and wrote to her as often and whose widow she claimed to be at each of their deaths.

5 1 The association of conventions of female beauty and sensuality with the symptoms of illhealth allowed the latter to refer surreptitiously to the former. As Jean Strouse notes in her biography of Alice James: " a graceful languor, pallor, and vulnerability - even to the point of illness - were seen as enhancing the female form. 'Refinement' drew attention away from the base, ordinary body; illness delicately drew it back. " 52 The erotic possibilities of the female invalid were more overtly promoted in the latter years of the century by George Du Maurier's hugely successful Trilby, for instance, or by Eliza Linton's suggestion in The Girl of the Period that ill-health properly manifested in "fragility" and "the long, loose folds of falling drapery" can revive marital passion: " Many a drifting husband has been brought back to his first enthusiasm by the illness of a wife who knew how to turn evil things into good, and to extract a charm even out of suffering.

86 Yet by interring her own body in a series of secluded sickrooms, declaring it, in effect, to be no body insofar as its customary functions were concerned, and by dedicating her life to the institution of hygienic procedures on a global scale, Nightingale enacted a familiar narrative of subjection as well. Her resistance to the disabling conditions of gender merely reconstituted those conditions under her own very efficient, very exacting, auspices. If we can credit the report of her biographer, however, Nightingale's arduous career, her long years of largely self-imposed invalidism, and her, for the most part, anonymous efforts on behalf of the army, were well compensated by an old age blessed by all she had sacrificed.

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