1) Trace the history of Ingsoc from 1950 to 1984. What are some of the major events that took place and at what time in history did they happen?
2) Explain “Doublethink.” Why is it essential to the success of the party?
3) How does “Newspeak” help the party maintain control?
4) How does the party control relationships between men and women? How do they use this particular type of control to further their total control of the society?
5) Why is Winston’s job in the Ministry of Truth important to the party?
Define the following Newspeak terms in your own words: