One of the proles reacts negatively to the exposing of children to this kind of violence.  Why does Winston believe nothing will happen to her?in 1984

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Winston understands the distinction between the proles and the Outer Party and the Inner Party. The proles are not of a concern to Big Brother. Winston is on the outskirts of the Outer Party having the privilege of working at the Ministry of Truth. Winston knows nothing will happen to her because she is not strong enough in thought to revolt. Therefore, the Thought Police will not worry about her. The people of concern to them are those in Winston's position. These people have enough knowledge to question the purposes of Big Brother and they have the will within them somewhere to revolt should they choose. This prole woman is not worth it.

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