Day 2

1984 Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    The rocket bombs seem like a regular occurrence in the prole quarters. Why might that be the case?

    Students might first assume that the rocket bombs come from the war with Eurasia. This could be the case, but it is worth considering other possibilities in this dystopian world. Some students may raise the possibility that the Party is setting off the rocket bombs to keep the proles in a constant state of terror or anxiety, as some form of control against rebellion.

  2. 2

    Why does Winston love Julia more knowing that she's been sexually promiscuous?

    Students should make the connection to Chapter VI in Part One: eroticism and desire are the enemies of the Party....

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