As the unique opens, Winston feels irritated by the oppression and stiff control of the Party, which forbids complimentary idea, sex, and any expression of individuality. Winston dislikes the celebration and has illegally bought a journal in which to write his criminal ideas. He has also ended up being fixated on a powerful Celebration member called O’Brien, whom Winston thinks is a secret member of the Brotherhood? the mysterious, famous group that works to overthrow the Party. Winston works in the Ministry of Fact, where he changes historic records to fit the requirements of the Party.He notifications a colleague, a gorgeous dark-haired woman, gazing at him, and concerns that she is an informant who will turn him in for his thoughtcrime. He is bothered by the Party’s control of history: the Party declares that Oceania has always been allied with Eastasia in a war versus Eurasia, however Winston seems to recall a time when this was not true.
The Party also declares that Emmanuel Goldstein, the alleged leader of the Brotherhood, is the most unsafe guy alive, however this does not appear possible to Winston.Winston spends his nights roaming through the poorest communities in London, where the proletarians, or proles, live squalid lives, reasonably devoid of Celebration tracking. One day, Winston gets a note from the dark-haired lady that reads “I love you.” She tells him her name, Julia, and they begin a covert affair, always on the lookout for indications of Party monitoring. Eventually they lease a space above the previously owned shop in the prole district where Winston purchased the journal. This relationship lasts for some time.Winston makes certain that they will be captured and penalized eventually (the fatalistic Winston understands that he has been doomed considering that he composed his very first diary entry), while Julia is more pragmatic and optimistic.
As Winston’s affair with Julia progresses, his hatred for the Party grows more and more extreme. At last, he gets the message that he has actually been waiting for: O’Brien wants to see him. Winston and Julia travel to O’Brien’s elegant house. As a member of the effective Inner Celebration (Winston comes from the Outer Celebration), O’Brien leads a life of high-end that Winston can just imagine.O’Brien validates to Winston and Julia that, like them, he hates the Celebration, and states that he works against it as a member of the Brotherhood. He indoctrinates Winston and Julia into the Brotherhood, and provides Winston a copy of Emmanuel Goldstein’s book, the manifesto of the Brotherhood. Winston reads the book? an amalgam of numerous types of class-based twentieth-century social theory? to Julia in the room above the shop.
All of a sudden, soldiers barge in and seize them. Mr. Charrington, the proprietor of the shop, is exposed as having actually been a member of the Thought Authorities all along.Torn away from Julia and taken to a location called the Ministry of Love, Winston finds that O’Brien, too, is a Party spy who just pretended to be a member of the Brotherhood in order to trap Winston into committing an open act of rebellion against the Celebration. O’Brien spends months abusing and persuading Winston, who struggles to resist. At last, O’Brien sends him to the feared Room 101, the final location for anyone who opposes the Party. Here, O’Brien informs Winston that he will be forced to challenge his worst worry.
Throughout the novel, Winston has had repeating headaches about rats; O’Brien now straps a cage loaded with rats onto Winston’s head and prepares to allow the rats to eat his face. Winston snaps, pleading with O’Brien to do it to Julia, not to him. Giving up Julia is what O’Brien desired from Winston all along. His spirit broken, Winston is released to the outdoors world. He satisfies Julia, however no longer feels anything for her. He has actually accepted the Celebration totally and has discovered to love Big Bro.