The main character, Winston's workplace is in the Two Minutes Hate. They shout at the face of their sworn enemy, Emmanuel Goldstein. "People were leaping up and down in their places and shouting at the tops of their voices..." (14).
Winston catches the mysterious Inner Party member O'Brien's eye as they pass.
Winston returns home, distraught with his life and the party, and writes things in his journal that could get him killed.
Winston returns to work the next morning, editing and writing propoganda to be sent out to the masses. "...that number would be reprinted, the original copy destroyed, and the corrected copy placed on the files in its stead" (39).
Winston and his "friend" Syme have lunch together while Syme talks about Newspeak, the edited and simplified version of English.
Winston comes home again after work and writes a very important passage in his journal: "Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows" (81).