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Table of Contents

Context

Plot Overview

Character List

Analysis of Major Characters

Winston Smith

Julia

O’Brien

Themes, Motifs & Symbols

Summary & Analysis

Book One: Chapter I

Book One: Chapters II–III

Book One: Chapters IV–VI

Book One: Chapters VII–VIII

Book Two: Chapters I–III

Book Two: Chapters IV–VI

Book Two: Chapters VII–VIII

Book Two: Chapters IX–X

Book Three: Chapters I–III

Book Three: Chapters IV–VI

Appendix: The Principles of Newspeak

Important Quotations Explained

Key Facts

Study Questions & Essay Topics

Quizzes

Suggestions for Further Reading

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Gosh

by Tildinator, November 27, 2012

This is my favourite thing ever

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This book is amazing

by LukeLay, January 28, 2013

Not really; Hamlet died at the end.

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Comparison.

by drunkBrain, March 03, 2013

I guess it's a really hardline totalitarian society, as opposed to the soft 'liberalism' of Brave New World.

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