By F. Thompson
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Until the Party is able to completely control such behavior, women like Julia will continue to appear and eat away at the Party's power. It is in this sense that women present a greater threat to the Party than men do. It should be remembered that at the beginning of the novel, Winston expresses his nearly pathological hatred for womenespecially for women who (like his wife and Julia) ostensibly follow the party line. Part of Winston's hate, however, is his jealousy of women's monopoly on sexuality.
This idea of power is an extension of prevalent notions in contemporary societies. We think of power as acquired usually for some end other than itself. The Party, as expressed in O'Brien's comments to Winston, also believes in a simplified idealism. What it desires to be true, what it is expedient to believe as true, is true. O'Brien presents this idea of reality in such a way that Winston finds it hard to believe, except that O'Brien is in the position to force him to by means of torture. Page 22 This view of reality is closely connected with the idea of the alternate past and the control of historical records.
His income was small, and his first book brought him very little. His first novel, Burmese Days, based on his experiences in Burma, came out in 1934. In 1935 he published another novel, A Clergyman's Daughter, which makes use, in part, of his teaching experience. Although by now he had received critical comment in a few places, Orwell was not making enough income from his writing to depend on it entirely. His novel Keep the Aspidistra Flying, published in 1936, was based on his experiences at this time as a clerk in a bookstore.
1984 (Cliffs notes) by F. Thompson