Winston and Julia were not prepared to be dutiful subjects, either as Comrades or as Citizens.
They defiantly flaunted their refusal to wear their masks and Phrygian caps, understanding fully precisely what each meant.
“They want us to control our Passion based upon the fact that a watched pot never boils,” Winston said.
“They’ve plum forgotten, though,” Julia pointed out, “That once the liquid on the inside has at last gotten sufficiently hot, it will explode with extreme fury and unbridled rage.”
“Their filthy pride will send them back to Hell inevitably,” Winston said.