Julia—Referred to in early chapters simply as the “dark-haired” girl, Julia is a young woman who has perfected keeping up the appearance of a loyal Party member. She is so good at it, in fact, that Winston at first despises her and suspects that she may be a spy for the Thought Police. She has for many years lived a second life, however, carrying on affairs with numerous Party members from whom she obtains forbidden pleasures like real chocolate and coffee. While Winston is an idealist, she is a sensualist; her rebellion is more individualistic than political. Through her affair with Winston, she is finally caught and exposed as a rebel.

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Essays About 1984