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    Fair enough, Monkeys and The best student. Valid...

    Fair enough, Monkeys and The best student. Valid points and definitely the popular view. I suppose I am a hopeless romantic. In any case I believe love as an emotion is fluid. In the case of...
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    Their relationship is certainly an act of...

    Their relationship is certainly an act of defiance. I respectfully disagree. In the Winston and Julia sticky thread. There is some discussion on this. It was pointed out that Julia has no knowledge...
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    Sticky: I very much agree with this. Julia shows the...

    I very much agree with this. Julia shows the effects of the emotional and social isolation the party is trying to inflict. She does have somewhat of an indifference or so it seems to Winston's...
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    Sticky: Perhaps case study is the wrong choice of words....

    Perhaps case study is the wrong choice of words. Test Subject I suppose is a better description. I got the feeling he was being manipulated subtly in part one. During the two minutes hate. The...
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    I Think Julia and Winston were in Love. Even if...

    I Think Julia and Winston were in Love. Even if it was motivated by a need to rebel. After all we all fall in love for different reasons. In the end Love is more a decision than an emotion. From that...
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    Sticky: That makes perfect sense. I guess I should have...

    That makes perfect sense. I guess I should have said that he became a case study. After the party had deemed him dangerous.
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    I don't think Orwell got anything wrong. I also...

    I don't think Orwell got anything wrong. I also do not believe he was trying to get things right. 1984 is a work of fiction. He wasn't trying to predict the future. Like many good writers he looked...
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    Technologically speaking Orwell's vision has...

    Technologically speaking Orwell's vision has become a reality. My 15 year old could set up tele screens and web cams in every room in my home. You can't walk from one end of Broadway to the other...
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    The Brotherhood is an Underground rebel...

    The Brotherhood is an Underground rebel organization. There is no definitive proof in the book as to whether or not it actually exists. O'Brian never answers this question.
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    Sticky: As I was reading Part III this same question...

    As I was reading Part III this same question occurred to me. So I began to think about Winston's question. "I understand the how but not the why?" O'Brian gives his answer and in doing so reveals the...
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    Sticky: Looking Forward!

    Hello Everyone. My name Is Daphne. I love to read good literature and look forward to discussing it with you. I have been here as a guest a few times and have enjoyed the insights from the members....
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