Book1, chapter 2
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Mr. Parsons is husband to Mrs. Parsons, and Winston's neighbor and coworker. Tom is a heavy, sweaty, simple man whom Winston despises for his unquestioning acceptance of everything the Party tells him. Mrs. Parsons is a tired, aged woman with "dust in the creases of her face," Mrs. Parsons is the mother of two horrific children belonging to the Spies and Youth League and who are bound to eventually denounce her and her husband to the Thought Police. The Parsons family represent the blind acceptance of ideology and loyalty to the party. They also represent the rotting deterioration of the traditional family.