1984 Questions Essay

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Book One, Chapters 1-2
1. His varicose ulcer on his right leg.
2. The Thought Police and the Party.
3. War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, and Ignorance is Strength
4. Truth, Plenty, Love, and Peace.
5. Doublethink, the book, Thought crime and vaporized
6. Its where the party gathers and listens to the telescreen and Goldstein is talking and they talk about what’s going on in the Party and things that have changed.
7. Winston joins in with the crowd
8. They make eye contact. Winston and O’Brien.
9. The audience gives hisses and some girl gave a squeak from fear and disgust.
10. The origin crime that contained all others in itself
11. The police of the Party.
12. They are Winston's neighbors
13. The children act they are spies while they run around Winston yelling “criminal” because they think he's some traitor.
14. Winston dreams about walking through a dark hallway while someone sis to one side of him and says as he had passes: "We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness."
15. ‘Attention! Your attention, please! A newsflash has this moment arrived from the Malabar front. Our forces in South India have won a glorious victory. I am authorized to say that the action we are now reporting may well bring the war within measurable distance of its end.’
Book One, Chapters 3-4
1. The Dream was about his mother sitting with his little sister in her arms. They were down in a sinking ship, looking up at him through the water. They could still see him and he could see them. They had to die for him to stay alive.
2. He was standing on the grass on a summer evening. The landscape that he was looking at repeated so often that his dreams that he was never certain whether or not he had seen it in the real world. He called this the golden country. The dream was about him at this place and there was a girl with dark hair and every movement she took off her clothes and her body was white. What overwhelmed him was admiration for the way she had thrown her clothes off, with its grace and carelessness it seemed to destroy a system of thought, as though Big Brother and the Party and the Though Police could all be swept to hell.
3. He remembered the details of incidents without being able to remember their atmosphere, and there were blank periods to which you could have nothingness. everything had been different then. he couldn't remember a time when his country wasn't at war, but it was evident that there was a time of peace during his childhood, because 1 of his earliest memories was an air raid, perhaps it was the time when the atomic bomb had fallen on Colchester. he didn't remember it exactly but he remembered his dads hand clutching his own as they went into a basement type structure. in there was an old man who kept saying to not have trusted the buggers, and Winston thought they took his granddaughter.
4. "Control” of the past ensures control of the future, because the past can be treated as a set of conditions that justify or encourage future goals: if the past was ideal, then people will act to re-create it; if the past was scary, then people will act to prevent such things which it claims to have liberated humans, thus provoking people to work toward the Party’s goals. The Party has complete political power in the present, enabling it to control the way in which its subjects think about and understand the past. Every history book reflects Party ideology, and individuals are forbidden from keeping mementos of their own pasts, such as photographs and documents. As a result, the citizens of Oceania have a very short, fuzzy memory, and are willing to believe anything that the Party tells them.
5. Big Brother was figured as the leader and guardian of the Revolution since its very earliest days. His exploits had been gradually pushed backwards in time until already they extended into the world of the 40’s and 30’s. There was no knowing how much of this legend was true and how much was invented.
6. There is a message tube for