1984 PART 1: Chapter VII – Discussion Questions
1) Why does Winston state that “If there was hope, it must lie with the proles.”
2) How are the proles presented in the novel? What kind of people are they? How are they treated differently from the Inner and Outer Party and why?
3) How does the Party represent capitalists before the Revolution?
4) Who is Big Brother, Goldstein, Jones, Aaronson and Rutherford? What is their story?
5) What is the Chestnut Tree Café?