Part 3, Chapter 6 Questions and Answers
- Where and how does Winston now spend most of his time?
- What has Winston been worrying about off and on all day?
- What does Winston think is symbolized by the idea that in chess “white always mates”?
- What does Winston write in the dust on the table?
- To what does Winston compare the way Julia’s body feels now?
- What reason do Winston and Julia give for no longer feeling the way they once did about each other?
- What is Winston’s new job?
- What does Winston think of his memory of playing snakes and ladders with his mother and sister?
- What does the voice on the telescreen announce after the trumpet call?
- What “final, indispensable, healing change” occurs in Winston after the announcement?
- 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.
- Winston has been worrying about the news of the war in Central Africa, where the Eurasian army is advancing and threatening Oceania’s territory.
- Winston thinks this symbolizes the “eternal, unvarying triumph of Good over Evil.”
- Winston writes “2 + 2 = 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.
- Winston and Julia no longer feel what they once did for each other because they betrayed each other in Room 101.
- 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.
- Winston thinks of this as a false memory.
- The voice on the telescreen announces that Oceania has defeated Eurasia and won control of Africa, making this the “greatest victory in human history.”
- Winston finally loves Big Brother.