Why does Winston feel that Julia's note is not a trap?? What happens between Winston and O'Brien?1. Chapter 1 2. Chapter 6
Much of Winston's feelings about the girl and the note appear to come from almost instinctual feeling. He is at first terrified that she is a member of the thought police, but after she stumbles in the corridor and slips him the note, he thinks deeply about the way that she looked at him, her manner, etc., and cannot believe that she is anything but genuine. Of course their later encounters bear this out, but at the time he bases his trust mainly on his instinct.
O'Brien brings Winston into his office, with the pretense of talking to him about Newspeak and then he eventually invites Winston to his home in order to give him a dictionary, since Winston writes Newspeak so well and appears to have an interest in it.