Part 2, Chapter 1 Questions and Answers
Last Updated on June 7, 2022, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 313
- How does Winston think the girl with dark hair probably got her injury?
- What two possibilities does Winston consider before opening the note given to him by the girl with dark hair?
- What does the note actually say?
- Why doesn’t Winston shirk his evening at the Community Center even though he desperately wants to be alone?
- Why does Winston no longer believe the girl might be laying a trap for him?
- What does Winston feel is the “worst and likeliest” of all the possible explanations for why he doesn’t see the girl for three days?
- Where does the girl tell Winston to meet her?
- What church does Winston recognize while waiting for the girl?
- What event do Winston and the girl watch unfold along with the rest of the crowd?
- What station does the girl tell Winston to go to on Sunday afternoon?
- Winston thinks she probably crushed her hand while turning one of the kaleidoscopes used to produce novels in the Fiction Department.
- Winston thinks the note must be a message either from the Thought Police or from an underground organization like the Brotherhood.
- The note says “I love you.”
- Winston’s will to live has been revived by the girl’s note, and he decides not to take any unnecessary risks now that he has something to live for.
- Winston no longer believes the girl might be laying a trap for him because of how frightened she seemed when she gave him the note.
- Winston feels the worst and likeliest possibility is that the girl has changed her mind and decided to avoid him.
- The girl tells Winston to meet her near the monument in Victory Square.
- Winston recognizes St. Martin’s Church.
- Winston and the girl watch a convoy of trucks transporting Eurasian prisoners pass.
- The girl tells Winston to go to Paddington Station.