1984
1984
by George Orwell

1984 Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Victory Gin, Victory Cigarettes
The Red-Armed Prole Woman
The paperweight, the old man in the prole bar, St. Clement's Church
The ubiquitously placed Telescreens
Big Brother
Emmanuel Goldstein
Julia's Scarlet Anti-Sex Waist Sash
Winston's Mother
The Place Where There Is No Darkness
Winston's Varicose Ulcer Above His Ankle
Memory Holes
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What’s Up With the Title?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker’s Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Allusions
Brief Summary
Events
Book 1, Chapter 1
Book 1, Chapter 2
Book 1, Chapter 3
Book 1, Chapter 4
Book 1, Chapter 5
Book 1, Chapter 6
Book 1, Chapter 7
Book 1, Chapter 8
Book 2, Chapter 1
Book 2, Chapter 2
Book 2, Chapter 3
Book 2, Chapter 4
Book 2, Chapter 5
Book 2, Chapter 6
Book 2, Chapter 7
Book 2, Chapter 8
Book 2, Chapter 9
Book 2, Chapter 10
Book 3, Chapter 1
Book 3, Chapter 2
Book 3, Chapter 3
Book 3, Chapter 4
Book 3, Chapter 5
Book 3, Chapter 6
Characters
Winston Smith
Winston Smith Timeline
Julia
Julia Timeline
O’Brien
O’Brien Timeline
Mr. Charrington
Mr. Charrington Timeline
The Proles
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Philosophical Viewpoints
Philosophical Viewpoints Quotes
Power
Power Quotes
Warfare
Warfare Quotes
Violence
Violence Quotes
Technology and Modernization
Technology and Modernization Quotes
Manipulation
Manipulation Quotes
Repression
Repression Quotes
Loyalty
Loyalty Quotes
Rebellion
Rebellion Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Party Like It's 1984
Party Like It's 1984 Flashcards
Party Like It's 1984 True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
The Parties Were Better in the 1960s
The Parties Were Better in the 1960s Flashcards
The Parties Were Better in the 1960s True or False
Down with Big Brother
Down with Big Brother Flashcards
Down with Big Brother True or False
Introduction
Essay
Teaching 1984
Current Events & Pop Culture
Assignments & Activities
"Newspeak" from 1984 to Today
This Is Why I Write
It's Not Over Until the Fat Lady Sings
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Shmoop Amongst Yourselves
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop
Challenges & Opportunities