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Rebellion

Summary: Comparing the characters Julia and Winston in 1984.
   

    Rebellion is defined as rejection of accepted conventions of behaviour.  In the novel, 1984 by George Orwell, both of the main characters,  Julia and Winston, can be classified as rebels; however, they are of two different types.  Julia rebels because she gets satisfaction from undermining authority.  Winston rebels out of the belief that life can be better.  Their individual motives represent the kinds of people they are.

    Julia's defiance stems from a need to satisfy her desires.  Her motives are purely selfish: "Except where it touched upon her own life, she had no interest in Party Doctrine" (Orwell 138).  She breaks the rules because she can do it and avoid getting caught.  To Julia, that is how life works, "You wanted a good time; `they`, meaning the Party, wanted to stop you having it...

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