What does Winston really think about Tom and his wife?

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Tom Parsons, like Winston, works at the Ministry of Truth. He is described as being unquestioningly loyal to the Party and is an active participant in its social dynamics. Throughout the narrative, Winston exhibits an attitude of disdain for Tom Parsons (and this can be observed in the language with which he is described, consistently throughout the novel).

Throughout this book, we see the narrative take a particular focus on Parsons's stupidity (which reflects Winston's own viewpoint). At the same time, however, one receives an impression of...

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