1984 Topics for Further Study
by George Orwell

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Topics for Further Study

(Novels for Students)

• Explain how history is distorted and hidden from the citizens of Oceania. What is the result?

• Discuss how Newspeak works to alter the expression of thoughts in 1984. Give examples from today’s society of institutions and leaders that have used language to distort reality.

• Explain Winston’s feelings about the proletariat, its past, present, and future.