1984 Questions and Answers
by George Orwell

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In 1984, Winston's love goes from Julia to O'Brien to Big Brother. What inspires his love for each?

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His focus changes with each stage of his re-education and acceptance back into the Party.

In the first phase of his treatment, “learning,” Winston loves Julia.  He then moves to the second stage, “understanding,” and loves O'Brien.  He then advances to the third and final stage, “acceptance,” where he declares his love for Big Brother.

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