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Reading Guide: 1984 *the reading response questions are clearly indicated below; the other questions will serve to guide your reading and our class discussion and do not require written responses. Part I, chapters 1-7 Reading Response 2/9 On page 60, Winston writes in his diary that the “proles” are the only force capable of overthrowing the party; why does he hold this belief? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Class discussion *Describe some of the ways The Party maintains control *What is the purpose of “Newspeak”? of controlling the past? 32, 36, 37 *What does Winston’s diary represent to him? To The Party? 19, 26-7, 28-9 *What is the purpose of “Newspeak”? Of controlling the past? 45, 46, 47, 52, 68 *Why is sex such a threat? 56, 57, 59 *Explain the relationship between the Party and the “proles.” Are there any parallels that could be drawn with contemporary American society? Explain. Chapter 7
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ENGLISH 0802 taught by Professor Jamesmellis during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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