The Question and Answer section for 1984 is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
O'Brien explains that intellectually, there is little wrong with Winston, but emotionally, he has made no progress. Demanding honesty, O'Brien asks Winston what he thinks of Big Brother. Winston replies, "I hate him."
The setting of the novel in the previous chapters we're in the "classical" 1984 society like places such as Winston's apartment and the cafeteria inclyding his cubicle. All of these settings implya sense of superficiallity. While the setting...