How is Winston and Julia's relationship a rebellion against the Party in 1984?

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Winston's rebellion takes place on a more "intellectual" level than does Julia's.  Winston is inspired by the (imaginary) work of Immanuel Goldstein.  When they are in bed in the room at Charrington's, he reads part of the text to her; she falls asleep.  Julia's rebellion is more at the "gut" level.  She doesn't seem to care about the ideology of revolution or Goldstein or any of that.  She rebels against the control the part has over her life, and her rebellion takes the form of intimate relationships with men (although we only know of Winston, she does say that she has done this with other men).

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Winston and Julia chose to think for themselves in pursuing their relationship and did not heed the orders dictated by the government.  Not only did they ignore common teachings that indicated that love was wrong, but they actively pursued it while being aware of the possible consequences.  The fact that Winston and Julia chose to exercise their abilities of individual thought without obeying Big Brother's directives was the ultimate act of rebellion.  Freedom of thought, which was considered conducive to increased individuality, was prohibited, which meant that feeling and emotion for the sake of happiness and personal promotion were also prohibited.

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