1984 Test | Final Test - Hard

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1984 Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 131 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. If independent thought and a diary are the first step, what is the last step?

2. What is the name of O'Brien's servant, and where does Winston think he is from?

3. What are the three stages to Winston's reintegration?

4. What is the object of power, according to O'Brien?

5. What is not statistical, as stated in Part 2, Chapter 8?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Winston betray Julia? What is the significance of this?

2. According to O'Brien, where does reality exist?

3. How does Winston feel about physical pain? How does this relate to what you know about Winston's character?

4. What does Winston's betrayal reveal about his character? What do you think of him now?

5. Winston tells Julia that she is "only a rebel from the waist downwards." What does he mean by this, and is it true?

6. What are the two ultimate goals of the Party? What are they waiting for, and why?

7. How is the Brotherhood organized, and why?

8. What does Winston think O'Brien will say is the reason the Party seeks power?

9. What does Winston think the Party and the Ministry of Love can never do? Why?

10. At the end of Part 2, Chapter 5, what does Winston realize about the Party and their orthodoxy? How does this relate to the everyday citizens of Oceania?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Winston has a terrible fear of pain. He hates it more than anything else and is willing to do almost anything in order to avoid pain. Write an essay on pain, and Winston's experience with it. Be sure to cover:

1) How pain influences Winston throughout the book.

2) Possible reasons why Winston fears pain so much.

3) Possible ways that Winston could have controlled his fear of pain.

4) How your attitude towards pain is similar or different to that of Winston.

Essay Topic 2

Fear is a common theme in literature, and a motivating factor for many characters. Write an essay that shows at least two examples of fear in literature, touching upon:

1) The type of fear, be it personal, fear for the safety of others, fear of pain, etc.

2) How the characters overcame the fear, or were overcome by it.

3) The source of the fear, and its relation to the main character.

Essay Topic 3

The slogan of the Oceania's government is "WAR IS PEACE. FREEDOM IS SLAVERY. IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH." Any act of independent thought, even writing a diary, are punishable by death. Explain the difference between life in America and life in Oceania. Are there any similarities? In your conclusion, write about some ways in which the American people can ensure that future governments do not abuse citizens like in Nineteen-Eighty-Four.

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