1984 PART II: Chapter IX – Discussion Questions
1) What do the crowds do, specifically, when they are told that Oceania is not at war with Eurasia, but is at war with Eastasia?
2) Describe what the employees at the Record Department have to do with this new information?
3) What is an oligarchy?
4) Who is the author of the book?
The Book: (Remember when you are reading this challenging part of the book, that it is describing the years leading up to and including
Winston’s world in 1984 and not our world today.)
5) What is a hierarchy?
p.193 What countries comprise the three super-states? (p193) Find a picture of the territories on the internet to help you visualize.