The characterization of winston and julia in 1984 by george orwell

He begins to see beauty in everything free, for he longs to be free himself. She functions as a sounding board for Winston, but she is far more complicated than that.

Personality[ edit ] Winston is stated as being 39 years old at the beginning of the book. Speech and Dialogue Oldspeak, just about every Party member in Oceania Oldspeak is the common English language, basically. He sees life only as the little time he has left and is constantly living in the past, and regretting the bad things he had done.

She simply lives in the moment. The Outer Party members are mostly thin and frail, but not altogether unhealthy looking. Separating the couple diminishes their effectiveness: Winston represents the struggle between good and bad forces, and there is no mistaking where the lines are drawn.

Julia on the contrary is a carefree woman and can be impulsive at times. When Winston recounts seeing Julia again after their mutual release from the Ministry of Love, he realizes that she has "thickened at the waist," most likely as a result of the torture.

Throughoutone sees how Winston and Julia both demonstrate the possession of a rebellious trait. Character Analysis Clothing Black overalls mean Inner Party member; blue overalls mean Outer Party member; waist sash means devotion to chastity; regular dress signifies Prole.

She does not do this to destroy the Party but to quench her own desires, and that is the fundamental difference between Winston and Julia.

Take the word "good," for one; words like "great," "bad," or "evil" are eliminated because one can always say "plusgood" or "doubleplusgood" or "ungood" or "doubleplusungood. As well she has a great amount of hatred for Big Brother.

He eventually devotes his life to the Brotherhood and commits thoughtcrimes against the Party. One example of their song in the Cockney or prole dialect is: The personality traits of a person can depict their future, including their achievements and downfalls.

As the conflict rises in the novel, one sees how Julia and Winston have different levels of intellect and on their thoughts towards the Party.

Terrified by the realisation that this threat will come true if he continues to resist, he denounces Julia and pledges his loyalty to the Party. Location Inner Party members live in luxurious and spacious residences, often with servants. As well Julia lives in the moment while Winston is constantly remembering his past.

Winston Smith

As well, Julia is young, as opposed to Winston, therefore she has less experience about how the world works. Winston is a very intellectual man and he thinks his decisions over thoroughly. Julia does not follow these strict sexual codes and, in fact, breaks them at every opportunity.

Like other major characters, he is a smoker and drinker his gin and tobacco are of the low-quality "Victory" brand available to Outer Party members and Proles.

As individuals they do not understand the party wholly, nor are they capable of resistance. His name is usually taken to come from Winston Churchill and the common surname Smith.

When Julia and Winston fall in love, they commit the ultimate offense against the Party. Whenever Winston appears in front of a telescreenhe is referred to as " Smith W". He is the character that the reader most identifies with, and the reader sees the world from his point of view.

Winston is concerned with the future of Oceania. Julia uses sex to attack the Party, but it is far less effective a weapon than love. Her demeanor is that of a zealous Party follower, but just under that thin surface is an individual with unchecked human desires and a willful spirit, which ultimately results in her capture.Julia is Winston Smith's love-interest and his ally in the struggle against Big Brother.

She represents the elements of humanity that Winston does not: pure sexuality, cunning, and survival. While Winston simply manages to survive, Julia is a true survivalist, using any means necessary to conduct her self-centered rebellion.

 The Traits of Winston and Julia from Orwell’s 1984

The characters covered include: Winston Smith, Julia, O’Brien, Big Brother, Mr. Charrington, Syme, Parsons, Emmanuel Goldstein. Welcome to the new SparkNotes! Your book-smartest friend just got a makeover. Winston Smith is the protagonist of He is the character that the reader most identifies with, and the reader sees the world from his point of view.

Winston is a kind of innocent in a world gone wrong, and it is through him that the reader is able to understand and feel the suffering that exists in the totalitarian society of Oceania. In George Orwell’sOrwell demonstrates a character foil between the protagonist Winston and his love-interest Julia.

Although Winston and Julia’s views on life, and the Party are different, they are similar in their hopes to rebel against the Party, leading to their overall downfall and doomed relationship. by George Orwell. Home / Literature / / Tools of Characterization ; / When Winston recounts seeing Julia again after their mutual release from the Ministry of Love, he realizes that she has "thickened at the waist," most likely as.

Julia is a striking contrast to Winston: apart from their mutual sexual desire and hatred of the Party, most of their traits are dissimilar, if not contradictory. More characters from Winston Smith.

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