• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Analyse the importance of Winston and Julia's relationship in the novel. How does it contrast with the oppressive regime around them?

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Question 1. Analyse the importance of Winston and Julia`s relationship in the novel. How does it contrast with the oppressive regime around them? In the novel Winston Smith was a quiet man in his late thirties , something of and intellectual , who nurses a secret hatred of the party in the face of the party continual alteration of document when he meet Julia he finds an outlet both for his heretical opinions and for the love he yearns to share with another human being. The Character of Julia in the 1984 is a young woman of 26 year old. She is very jealous of her apparent which devotion to the party that Winston suspects that she is a member of the thought police. Julia seems to follow Winston that Winston was thinking that maybe Julia also has a secret rebel love with Winston. ...read more.

Middle

First they met in the country side and they both hatred the party, On that to talk all about her and she has done during the last few days. Afterwards Julia said that we are going to meet here again in another month or two. Winston manage to get a room , for them so that can meet there in that secret place without anybody find out, of course in that room there is no telescreen . The relationship of the couple Julia and Winston is one of enrichment, sexual and intimate. At the beginning of their relation they started having sex. At first it seems that this is just a form of rebellion against the obviously repressive society. This perhaps true of Julia especially since she brings contraband food to one their meeting on that day it seems that she associates sex as a forbidden thing . ...read more.

Conclusion

They were finally caught and they were sending to the ministry of love where they were torture. Winston is tortured in room 101 by O'Brien with rats represents a person's worst fear and Winston's worst fears is rats. Which leads him to betray Julia, he is finally released no longer a man after having the humanity beaten and manipulated out of him and completely to love the party and big brother . Julia is tortured in room 101 and is forced to betray Winston when they meet again after their respective releases, Julia is much changed spiritless physically broken, holding a vague dislike for Winston. The body of a corpse suggests that Julia is dead that her personality has been beaten down and extinguished that she, like Winston is nothing but a shell. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE 1984 section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE 1984 essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    A Contrast between Winston's Relationships with Katharine and Julia and why they ultimately failed

    4 star(s)

    exception the most stupid, empty, vulgar mind that he had ever encountered." She really was a Party zealot; he refers to her as "the human soundtrack" because she could only express an idea verbally by repeating what she had been told by the Party.

  2. Peer reviewed

    How is Orwell's attitude towards totalitarianism personified through the characters of Winston and O'Brian ...

    4 star(s)

    He was not trying to enforce Marxist ideas of world communism, unlike Lenin, who believed in the world revolution. I am not trying to underestimate the threat caused by Stalin to world security, but I am saying that it was no greater than under Lenin (or for that matter Kruschev)

  1. Compare the Relationship and Characters of Winston and O'Brien

    O'Brien is an interesting character. He is a member of the powerful "inner party" and obviously holds a quite important role. He is described by Winston as "a large, burley man �i�h a thick neck and a coarse, humorous, brutal face." (Page 12) Winston however believes that despite his appearance, je has a softer more intelligent side.

  2. 1984 by George Orwell - summary

    O'Brien says that truth does not matter, and Winston must not use his intellect to decide whether facts are true or untrue. The Party does this for him.This is part of the Party's power. Entry 6 Winston attempts to train himself to doublethink.

  1. 1984 summary 1

    - They actually have the physical strength to overthrow the Party, but they are preoccupied with the hard lives they lead and with the distractions which the state offers them (i.e. gambling on lottery) - He again reflects on the impossibility facing even an educated person like himself in learning what life was like before the Revolution.

  2. The Genesis and Presentation of the Political Message in Orwell’s Novel Nineteen Eighty-four

    "Politics and the English Language" which was written in 1946, well before the novel.4 Of course it would be foolish to think that the book is made up exclusively of Orwell's ideas, and if we are to examine the genesis of the ideas that Orwell writes of it is vital to consider this.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work