Day 3

1984 Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    If the Brotherhood cannot meet as a group, what is its purpose?

    Some students may think it indeed has no purpose; others may believe, as Winston seems to, that it is a way of showing resistance to the Party's hegemony, that it ensures that there are elements of society and thought that the Party cannot control. It is also possible, on a more practical level, that the Brotherhood will one day be able to meet as a group, after the rebellion is accomplished.

  2. 2

    Discuss the differences between Winston and Julia. How does Orwell portray them?

    Winston is more of an intellectual, while Julia acts more upon instinct; Julia seeks pleasure, while Winston seeks...

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