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Did Julia and Winston ever get married in the book 1984 by george orwell?Basically, i'm...

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laceyland

Posted November 23, 2012 at 10:13 PM via web

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Did Julia and Winston ever get married in the book 1984 by george orwell?

Basically, i'm wondering how things turned out for them. I read the first half of the book and had to send it back. So I just want to know about how things ended for them.

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swedman | High School Teacher

Posted November 29, 2012 at 8:08 AM (Answer #1)

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No, they don't get married.

Their hideout is given away and they are interrogated and tortured. Upon facing a cage full of rats around his face, Winston betrays Julia by screaming, "Do it to Julia!". Winston then submits and accepts The Party's doctrines, thus loving Big Brother.

The two encounter each other later, both admitting betrayal and recognizing that they can never feel the same about each other.

 

Hope this doesn't burst your bubble

aloha

baird

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