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1984- quiz 3. ENG4U-05 MS FRACASSI Pages 74-154. Question 1. According to Winston, the “hope lies in the proles .” Why? (2) They are the majority of the population They are not brainwashed/under the control of the party- their minds are free

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1984 quiz 3

1984- quiz 3

ENG4U-05

MS FRACASSI

Pages 74-154


Question 1

Question 1

  • According to Winston, the “hope lies in the proles.” Why? (2)

  • They are the majority of the population

  • They are not brainwashed/under the control of the party- their minds are free

  • If the Party is ever to be overthrown, the proles are the only ones who can do it


Question 2

Question 2

2) Winston reads a children’s history textbook. Who/what is the pre-revolutionary villain described on these pages? Describe some of the horrible things this villain used to do. (3)

  • The villain = capitalists

  • Wear a top hat, live in a giant house with 30 servants while others starved, abuse workers, sleep with workers daughters/wives


Question 3

Question 3

  • 3) Winston goes into a prole pub with the hopes of asking an old man some questions. What does Winston want to know? (1)

  • If life is better now than it was before the revolution.


Question 4

Question 4

4) Is the conversation productive? Why not? After this conversation, should one still be hopeful about the proles? (3)

  • It is not productive

  • The man’s memories are nothing but a “rubbish heap”

  • It does not leave the reader hopeful, because the proles appear angry, drunk, and dumb


Question 5

Question 5

5) Who are Jones, Aaronson, and Rutherford, and where do they hang out? (3)

  • 3 of the original leaders of the Revolution

  • The last 3 to survive the great purges that left only Big Brother

  • They were arrested for various crimes against the party, to which they confessed

  • They disappeared for a while came back for a short time and were eventually re-arrested and killed

  • They hung out at the Chestnut Tree Café


Question 6

Question 6

  • 6) Describe the “proof” that Winston once had that the Party alters history. Besides the fact that they alter history, what else did this prove? Why/how? (4)

  • He had a newspaper article with a picture/caption showing that Jones, Aaronson, and Rutherford were in New York

  • It was dated the same day that they were supposed to be in Siberia betraying secrets to Eurasia.

  • It proved that JAR were innocent of the crimes they confessed to committing

  • It was also concrete proof that the Party alters history


Question 7

Question 7

  • 7) To whom is Winston writing his diary? (1)

  • To O’Brien


Question 8

Question 8

  • 8) What is a steamer? (1)

  • A missile/bomb/rocket


Question 9

Question 9

  • 9) Where /what did the steamer hit? (1)

  • A prole neighbourhood/prole homes/ a poor neighbourhood


Question 10

Question 10

  • 10) O’Brien said they will meet “in the place where there is no darkness.” Where does Winston think this will be? (1)

  • The future


Question 11

Question 11

  • 11) Julia gives Winston a note while at work. What does this note say? (1)

  • I love you


Question 12

Question 12

  • 12) What “political act” do the two commit in the woods? How is this act political? (2)

  • They had sex

  • It is political because it is an act of rebellion. Sexual acts between unmarried Party members are strictly forbidden


Question 13

Question 13

  • 13) Describe some of the similarities and differences between Julia and Winston (beyond age and gender). How do they think/act similarly (2 points), and how do they think/act differently (2 points). (4)


Question 14

Question 14

  • 14) Julia brings “Inner Party stuff” into their hideout. To what is she referring? Give examples. (3)

  • High quality items that she finds on the black market. Some examples include:

  • Coffee

  • Chocolate

  • Tea

  • Sugar

  • Jam

  • Milk


Question 15

Question 15

  • 15) Winston is deathly afraid of _____________________. (1)

  • rats


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