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Yet, in the repressive atmosphere of Oceania, women Page 26 (who, like Julia, are untrained in anything other than the Party's sexual code) still revoltout of common sense of such natural human instincts as love and the desire for companionship. Thus, women can dare to thwart the Party's control. Julia, for instance, after being careful for a very long time, and out of love for Winston, decides to throw caution to the wind and take the room above Charrington's shop. Unfortunately, she underestimates the ruthlessness and thoroughness of the Thought Police's persecution, and she falls into their net.

Yet, in the repressive atmosphere of Oceania, women Page 26 (who, like Julia, are untrained in anything other than the Party's sexual code) still revoltout of common sense of such natural human instincts as love and the desire for companionship. Thus, women can dare to thwart the Party's control. Julia, for instance, after being careful for a very long time, and out of love for Winston, decides to throw caution to the wind and take the room above Charrington's shop. Unfortunately, she underestimates the ruthlessness and thoroughness of the Thought Police's persecution, and she falls into their net.

The main climax, however, comes at the end of Part Two, and there is a third climax in the last part. If the movement of the book is conceived of as a series of three overlapping sine curves, this scene marks the apex of the first sine curve. These three sine curves may also be said to represent the three major themes of the book. The first of these themes is physical (erotic) love. The second theme is physical pain rather than love, and the last is psychological destruction or change. Chapters 3-4 It has been about two months since Winston and Julia first met.

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