Martin Luther King

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Chapter 6 and 7

1. What does Winston believe is the most deadly danger of all? * Talking in his sleep.

2. What is the unforgivable crime?
- Promiscuity between party members

3. What is the only recognized purpose of marriage?
- To beget children for the service of the party

4. Why did Winston call Katharine the “human soundtrack”?
- Because there was not a thought in her head that was not a slogan

5. Why does Winston believe a real love affair would be almost unthinkable?
- Because all the women were alike and Chastity was deep engrained in them.

6. What percent of Oceania’s population is comprised of proles?
- 85%

7. What does Winston copy into his diary?
- A very long passage on page 72

8. What is Winston’s proof that the confessions of Jones, Aaronson, and Rutherford were lies?
- The dates of their confessions and the date of the picture in the TIMES overlapped

9. What happened to Winston’s proof?
- It crumbled into ashes

10. To whom is Winston writing the diary?
- O’Brien

Chapter 8

1. Instead of spending a night at the Community Center, where does Winston go? * He heads into London

2. What does the Newspeak term “ownlife” imply?
- Individualism and eccentricity

3. After the bombing, what does Winston see lying in the street?
- Homes destroyed and body parts

4. What is the one public event to which the proles pay attention?
- The lottery

5. What does Winston learn from the old man in the bar?
- A lot about the times before the revolution.

6. What does Winston buy at Charrington’s shop?
- Coral

7. What is different about the room above Charrington’s shop?
- The room was furnished like someone still lived there and was nearly empty

8. Why does Winston plan to return to the shop?
- He wanted to...
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