Syme in 1984


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In George Orwell's 1984, what is Syme's profession?

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1. In George Orwell's 1984, what project is Syme working on?

2. In George Orwell's 1984, what does Syme seem to like most about working on the Newspeak dictionary?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We're going to test you on matters that pertain to the character Syme, such as his career, character traits, and ultimate fate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you about:

  • Who Syme is
  • A project Syme is working at the beginning of the story
  • Syme's favorite part about writing the Newspeak Dictionary
  • What ultimately happens to Syme
  • Winston Smith's feelings about Syme's fate

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about where we meet Syme and where he ends up
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Syme's job and feelings toward it and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Syme

Additional Learning

Take advantage of the lesson, Syme in 1984 to see what else you can learn about this character. The lesson will pertain to subjects like:

  • 1984's setting
  • What the Newspeak Dictionary is
  • Who Syme is
  • What eventually happens to Syme