Here's what we know about Winston and Julia. We know that Julia has been with other men in the past, in non-loving ways to say. We also know about Winston has a wife. In the society of Oceania you cannot divorce. So Winston has a wife but they aren't together. Julia and Winston are in a relationship. Julia makes all the decisions and decides where to go. People would say that she is the "man" in the relationship. Gender roles in this case are switched. In the event of the mouse, Winston is scared. Most people would say that that it isn't normal because he should be manly. One question that may come up is if this relationship is a relationship with love. Does this relationship symbolize something? is it purely political?