George Winston's Values In 1984 By George Orwell

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The values a person uses defines them, therefore changing those values changes the person. In 1984 by George Orwell, the main character, Winston, lives in a totalitarian government where everyone worships the leader and the ideals of the Party, but him and two others he meets. Winston’s mental state at the beginning of the novel, his indecisiveness to act until he met people who think the same way, and his final betrayal of Julia shows that people lose themselves when they are alone.
Winston was lost at the beginning of the novel because he has no one he can trust. Winston dreamt that “the girl with dark hair was coming towards him across the field. With what seemed a single movement she tore off her clothes and flung them disdainfully aside”
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Winston had said to Julia that "confession is not betrayal. What you say or do doesn’t matter, only feelings matter. If they could make me stop loving you – that would be the real betrayal." (Book 2 Ch ?). Winston promised Julia he would not betray her but when they were separated, he gave in. Both Winston and Julia thought that the Party “‘can make you say anything -- anything -- but they can 't make you believe it. They can 't get inside you. '” (Book 2, Ch 7). This is a strong and truthful statement that Julia and Winston believe when they are together, however when they are separated, both succumb to torture and full heartedly believe in everything the Party wants them too. When O’Brien tells Winston, “ 'if you are a man, Winston, you are the last man. Your kind is extinct; we are the inheritors. Do you understand that you are alone?’” (Book 3, Ch 3) he crumbles and starts to train his mind to think as the Party wants him to think. His fear of being completely alone is stronger than the desire to stick with his morals. After betraying Julia as well as his ideas, Winston discovers his true love for Big Brother meaning the Party successfully changed his entire

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