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QUOTE \”Down in the street little eddies of wind were whirling dust and torn paper into spirals, and though the sun was shining and the sky a harsh blue, there seemed to be no color in anything, except the posters that were plastered everywhere. The black mustachioed face gazed down from every commanding corner. There […]

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1984 Characters, Terms, Summary

question Newspeak answer It is the official language of Oceania that aims to meet the ideological needs of Ingsoc (English Socialism). Through the cutting down of the choice of words the range of thought is diminished. question Historical Background answer The anti-Fascist writing of the 1930s and 1940s as well as events in Communist Russia […]

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1984: Book 2, Chapter 9

What happened on the sixth day of Hate Week? They would hang the Eurasian prisoners. Oceania was at war with Eastasia, not Eurasia. What is the explanation for the Eurasia signs, when the enemy really comes from Eastasia? they despised it, Goldstein or spies set it up What happened for Winston during the disorder of […]

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1984 – SV

1. What is Winston’s apartment called? Victory Mansions. 10. When the Thought Police secretly arrest and execute someone, most people would say that person has been _______. Vaporized. 100. What happened to the Inner Party member with whom Julia had her first affair? He killed himself. 101. Of what do Winston and Julia not discuss […]

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1984: Book 2 – Chapter 1 to 5

question What does Winston notice about the girl with dark hair? answer her right arm was in a sling question What was a common accident in the Fiction Department? answer crushing your hand while swinging around one of the kaleidoscopes question What happened to cause the girl to scream out in pain? answer she fell […]

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1984: Part Two Study Guide

question When Winston helps the dark-haired girl up after she’s fallen, what happens? answer She looks frightened, but slips a piece of paper into Winston’s hand question What is written on the piece of paper that the dark-haired girl slips into Winston’s hand? answer I love you question Outside of fearing for his physical safety, […]

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1984 Studyguide

question Who turns out to be a member of the Thought Police? answer Mr. Charrington question Who is the Poet arrested for leaving God at the end of the line? answer Ampleforth question Who is Winston’s Co-worker who suddenly disappears one day? answer Syme question Who is Winston’s wife? answer Katherine question Who is the […]

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1984 Study Guide Questions

question What is the caption of the poster on the wall? answer Big Brother is watching you question What are the four branches (ministries) of government and with what are they concerned? answer Ministry of Truth (Minitrue)- News, entertainment, education, the fine arts Ministry of Peace (Minipax)- War Ministry of Love (Miniluv)- Law and Order […]

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1984 [Study Questions]

question What is a telescreen? What is the purpose? answer television and security camera-like devices used by the dictator of Oceania to prevent anyone in his realm from forming conspiracies with others against the government. These large screens were so sensitive that they could detect your heartbeat. question What is Newspeak? answer the official language […]

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1984 Part 2 Study Guide

question What message does “the girl with the dark hair” give to Winston? answer I love you (Her name is Julia and she is 26) question What does Winston refer as a political act? Why? answer Making Love; ita a blowstruck against the party question Where do they now meet? answer In Winstons room in […]

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1984 Test Study Guide

question Who is the main character? Briefly describe the main character. answer The main character is Winston Smith. He is about thirty-nine years old. question What is the setting of the novel? Give the country and the city. answer The novel is set in and around London, which is the main city of Airstrip One, […]

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1984 Study Guide

The novel begins (date) 1984 The novel begins (place) Oceania The official language of Oceania Newspeak the captions of the posters in Winston’s building Big Brother is Watching You what the government uses to watch people, receives and transmits telescreen the Party’s three slogans War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength name of […]

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1984 George Orwell Questions And Answers

question 1984: Questions 1. Part One: I, II, III answer … question 1. Who is the main character? Describe him. answer A minor member of the ruling Party in near-future London, Winston Smith is a thin, frail, contemplative, intellectual, and fatalistic thirty-nine-year-old. Winston hates the totalitarian control and enforced repression that are characteristic of his […]

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