Heroism in the Book “1984” by George Orwell

Analyze the book “1984” by George Orwell. Discuss whether Winston Smith was a hero or not.

Based on the author’s definition of heroism, “ordinary people doing whatever they can to change social systems that do not respect human decency, even with the knowledge that they can’t possibly succeed.” Should he be admired or emulated by readers? Discuss your position with examples from Winton’s actions and consider the consequences of them. Cite specific examples. Analyze themes, characters, and or the historical context.