Part 3, Chapter 6 Questions and Answers

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Quiz Questions

  1. Where and how does Winston now spend most of his time?
  2. What has Winston been worrying about off and on all day?
  3. What does Winston think is symbolized by the idea that in chess “white always mates”?
  4. What does Winston write in the dust on the table?
  5. To what does Winston compare the way Julia’s body feels now?
  6. What reason do Winston and Julia give for no longer feeling the way they once did about each other?
  7. What is Winston’s new job?
  8. What does Winston think of his memory of playing snakes and ladders with his mother and sister?
  9. What does the voice on the telescreen announce after the trumpet call?
  10. What “final, indispensable, healing change” occurs in Winston after the announcement?

Quiz Answers

  1. Winston now spends most of his time at a corner table in the Chestnut Tree Café, doing the chess problems in the newspaper and drinking Victory Gin.
  2. Winston has been worrying about the news of the war in Central Africa, where the Eurasian army is advancing and threatening Oceania’s territory.
  3. Winston thinks this symbolizes the “eternal, unvarying triumph of Good over Evil.”
  4. Winston writes “2 + 2 = 5.”
  5. Winston compares the new stiffness of Julia’s body to that of a corpse he once helped to drag out of the rubble after a rocket bomb fell.
  6. Winston and Julia no longer feel what they once did for each other because they betrayed each other in Room 101.
  7. Winston’s new job is working on a sub-committee of a sub-committee of a committee that deals with minor difficulties involved in the production of the eleventh edition of the Newspeak dictionary.
  8. Winston thinks of this as a false memory.
  9. The voice on the telescreen announces that Oceania has defeated Eurasia and won control of Africa, making this the “greatest victory in human history.”
  10. Winston finally loves Big Brother.

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