Part 3, Chapter 3 Questions and Answers
- What are the three stages of Winston’s reintegration?
- What does Winston initially believe to be the Party’s motive for seeking power?
- Why does the Party really seek power?
- How does O’Brien say an individual can become immortal and all-powerful?
- What does O’Brien say about the nature of reality?
- How, according to O’Brien, does one person assert power over another?
- What does O’Brien tell Winston to imagine if he wants “a picture of the future”?
- What is Oceanic civilization founded on?
- What principle does Winston believe will one day defeat the Party?
- What is the one degradation Winston says has not happened to him?
- The three stages of reintegration are learning, understanding, and acceptance.
- Winston initially believes the Party seeks power for the good of the majority.
- The Party seeks power for power’s sake.
- An individual can become immortal and all-powerful by escaping his or her identity and merging with the Party.
- O’Brien says reality exists entirely within the human mind.
- One person asserts power over another by making him or her suffer.
- O’Brien tells Winston to imagine “a boot stamping on a human face—forever.”
- Oceanic civilization is founded on hatred.
- Winston believes the “spirit of Man,” or human nature, will one day defeat the Party.
- Winston has not betrayed Julia—he still loves her.