1984 Study Guide

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  • Available Lessons: 78
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    When Was 1984 Written?
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    When Was 1984 Written?

Course Summary

From themes and motifs to characters and chapter summaries, this ''1984'' Study Guide provides a quick and mobile-friendly way to gain a deeper understanding of George Orwell's classic novel. These lessons can boost your literary class studies or prepare for exams.
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9 chapters in 1984 Study Guide

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Ch 1. 1984 Literary & Historical Context {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[64920].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - When Was 1984 Written? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64921].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64921].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Why George Orwell Wrote 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64922].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64922].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Genre of 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64923].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64923].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - 1984 vs. Brave New World: Comparison Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64924].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64924].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Animal Farm and 1984 Comparison Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64925].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64925].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Books Like 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64926].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64926].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Movies Like 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64927].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64927].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - 1984 Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - 1984 Literary Criticism & Critical Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65017].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65017].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Symbols & Symbolism in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65018].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65018].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Literary Devices in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65019].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65019].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Doublethink in 1984: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Themes in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65020].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65020].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Motifs in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65021].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65021].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Newspeak in 1984? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65022].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65022].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Propaganda in 1984: Role & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65023].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65023].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Irony in 1984: Examples & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65024].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65024].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Point of View in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65025].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65025].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Satire in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65026].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65026].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Figurative Language in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65027].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65027].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Totalitarianism in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - 1984 as a Dystopia Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Censorship in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65030].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65030].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Class System in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[180969].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[180969].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Winston Smith in 1984: Character Traits & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21429].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21429].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Julia in 1984: Character Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21438].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21438].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Winston's Relationship with Julia in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64978].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64978].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Big Brother in 1984: Quotes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64979].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64979].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - O'Brien in 1984: Character Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Syme in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64981].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64981].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Emmanuel Goldstein in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64982].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64982].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Ampleforth in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64983].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64983].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Are Proles in 1984? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Inner Party in 1984 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64985].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64985].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Thought Police (Thinkpol) in 1984: Role & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64986].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64986].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Orwell's 1984: Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18945].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18945].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - 1984 Book 1 Chapter 1 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64988].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64988].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - 1984 Book 1 Chapter 2 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64989].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64989].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - 1984 Book 1 Chapter 3 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64990].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64990].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - 1984 Book 1 Chapter 4 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64991].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64991].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - 1984 Book 1 Chapter 5 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64992].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64992].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - 1984 Book 1 Chapter 6 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64993].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64993].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - 1984 Book 1 Chapter 7 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64994].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64994].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - 1984 Book 1 Chapter 8 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64995].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64995].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - 1984 Book 2 Chapter 1 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64997].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64997].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - 1984 Book 2 Chapter 3 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64999].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64999].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - 1984 Book 2 Chapter 6 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65002].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65002].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - 1984 Book 2 Chapter 7 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65003].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65003].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - 1984 Book 2 Chapter 8 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65004].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65004].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - 1984 Book 2 Chapter 9 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65005].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65005].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - 1984 Book 2 Chapter 10 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65006].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65006].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - 1984 Book 2 Quotes: Examples & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65007].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65007].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - 1984 Book 3 Chapter 1 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65009].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65009].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - 1984 Book 3 Chapter 2 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65010].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65010].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - 1984 Book 3 Chapter 3 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65011].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65011].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - 1984 Book 3 Chapter 4 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65012].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65012].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - 1984 Book 3 Chapter 5 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65013].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65013].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - 1984 Book 3 Chapter 6 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65014].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65014].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - 1984 Ending: Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65015].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65015].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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