Part 2, Chapter 6 Questions and Answers
Last Updated on June 7, 2022, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 292
- Where does O’Brien approach Winston?
- What about O’Brien’s speech differentiates him from most Inner Party members?
- What compliment does O’Brien give Winston?
- Through what “small act of thoughtcrime” does O’Brien make Winston and himself accomplices?
- What does O’Brien say he noticed about Winston’s article?
- What does O’Brien invite Winston to come to his house to look at?
- What does Winston do with the piece of paper O’Brien gives him?
- Why is it impossible to find out where anyone lives except by asking them directly?
- What is the “one possible meaning” Winston believes the episode with O’Brien could have?
- What is the last step in the process Winston feels started years ago?
- O’Brien approaches Winston in a corridor at the Ministry of Truth near where Julia gave Winston her note.
- O’Brien speaks with a “peculiar grave courtesy.”
- O’Brien compliments Winston on his elegant use of Newspeak in his articles for the Times.
- O’Brien makes a reference to Syme, who has become an unperson and therefore should not be mentioned or even remembered.
- O’Brien says he noticed Winston used two words that have recently become obsolete.
- O’Brien invites Winston to come to his house to look at the tenth edition of the Newspeak dictionary.
- Winston drops the piece of paper into a memory hole.
- It is impossible to find out where anyone lives except by asking them directly because there are no directories.
- Winston believes the episode with O’Brien means that he has finally reached the edges of the conspiracy he always believed existed against the Party.
- The last step in the process is “something that would happen in the Ministry of Love.”