Orwell's 1984: Summary and Analysis


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Who is the government leader that we see on posters throughout town in the novel 1984?

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1. What does Winston do that is against the law in the novel 1984?

2. What happens to Winston once he and Julia are discovered in the novel 1984?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

George Orwell's 1984 is one of the most enduring novels of the 20th century, and its lesson is still taught in schools today. This quiz tests you on both the content of the book and an analysis of it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This 1984 quiz is here to test your ability to:

  • Recall the government leader in the book
  • Remember what Winston does that is illegal
  • Know what happens to Winston after he and Julia are discovered
  • Determine the themes present in the novel
  • Understand the tone of the story

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most pertinent information from the related English lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify the themes in the novel
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've learned about the plot of 1984

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Orwell's 1984: Summary and Analysis covers the following objectives:

  • Explain Orwell's impetus for writing 1984
  • Summarize 1984
  • Explore the novel's themes
  • Explain the importance of the setting