Point of View Exercise
Kind of Activity:
To consider the story from another perspective.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3 ; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1
Discuss Julia's portrayal in the book. We have seen her exclusively from Winston's point of view. How might her experience, as a Party member, be similar to Winston's? How might her experience, as a woman and as someone with more sexual experience than Winston, be different?
After the classwide discussion, students should write a story or scene that portrays what Julia has been thinking and experiencing for the last two weeks, before, during, and after...
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