1984 Chapter summaries
Book one Chapter one
Winston smith returns house. Thin, frail, and thirty-nine years old, it hurts for him to trudge up the stairs since he has a varicose ulcer above his right ankle. There is “Big brother propaganda” on every wall. Winston is a minor political figure in the celebration. He works at the ministry of truth as a propaganda officer changing historical records. He dedicates a thought crime by writing in the diary.– “Down with huge sibling”
Reserve one Chapter two
He opens the door fearing that the thought authorities have concerned get him. It is only Mrs Parsons asking him to repair their sink pipelines. Winston is tortured by Parsons kids, Junior Spies, accuse him of thoughtcrime.
Reserve one Chapter 3
He has a dream about the dark haired woman, O’Brien and his moms disappearance. Winston recognizes that history records from the party might be lies. He is informed off for not working hard enough in physical jerks.
Book one Chapter four
Goes to work at the ministry of fact where he is a “speakwrite” and he ruins outdated documents and updates records so big bro and the celebration are never ever wrong. Produces “Associate Ogilvy”
Schedule one Chapter 5
Winston has lunch with a male called Syme who deals with a modified dictionary of Newspeak. Mr Parson a Celebration authorities elicits a contribution from Winston for neighborhood Hate Week. An abundant message from Ministry of Plenty announces boosts in production. Winston reflects that the supposed increase in the chocolate ration to twenty grams was actually a reduction from the day before
Book one Chapter six
Winston talks about his encounter with a prostitute prole. He speaks about his marriage with Katherine, how she disliked sex and how they split up when they found they couldn’t have kids. He writes all this in his journal.
Reserve one Chapter 7
He writes in his journal that a transformation can just originate from the proles and within the celebration as proles are 85% of the population. He browses a kids’s history book to get a feel of what really took place in the past. He bears in mind that photograph that showed the innocence of 3 party members.
Reserve one Chapter eight
Winston talk with an old Prole who was born before the transformation in a bar. The prole supplies no help and discuss worthless small things. Winston returns to the store and purchases a glass paper weight, thinks about murdering dark haired woman.
Book two Chapter one
Winston encounters the girl at work. she slips him a note that says “I enjoy you”. He goes to satisfy her.
Reserve two Chapter 2
He meets Julia in the country. They have sex, she says she enjoys it. Having sex now ends up being a political act.
Book two Chapter three
Julia makes preparations to go back to London. They arrange a number of short conferences over the next couple of weeks and Julia outlines her life (Living in a hostel with 30 other women) and Winston outlines wishing to press Katherine off a cliff. Julia describes hat the Party forbids sex to transport sexual disappointment of people into impassioned opposition to Party enemies and impassioned praise of Big Sibling. Discussions with Julia. Winston sees death as something to look forward to. Julia would rather live life to the full and enjoy it.
Reserve two Chapter four
The relationship advances beyond making love– they lease a space from Mr Charrington, which threatens and Julia and Winston’s intimacy grows. Julia spots a rat and discovers that rats are Winston’s secret fear. A glass paperweight in the store appears to represent the appeal and fragility of their relationship.
Schedule 2 Chapter 5
Symes vanishes. Julia does not share Winston’s concerns about BB. They both know the relationship can’t last, although they fantasize about the future. Julia accepts Winston’s sensation that O’Brien is Anti-Party, however she is more worried about herself than future generations,
Schedule 2 Chapter six
O’Brien stops Winston, offers Winston his address and talks about newspeak. Winston is delighted and thinks O’Brien must be linked to the Brotherhood and there may be an uprising.
Reserve two Chapter seven
Winston gets up weeping next to Julia. Informs her he had a dream of his mother. He used to subconsciously think he murdered her. He keeps in mind after his dad left. Winston, his mother, and infant sis invested most of the time in underground shelters since of air raids, typically without food. He stole the chocolate provision and ran. Never ever saw them once again. Hates Party for removing human sensations. thinks proles are still human, however party members are forced to suppress their feelings up until they are virtually inhuman. Winston and Julia stress due to the fact that they understand they might be captured then be tortured or eliminated.
Book two Chapter 8
They take a major threat and travel to O’Brien’s. Inside O’Brien shocks Winston by turning off the telescreen. Thinking he is free of observation, Winston states he and Julia are enemies of the Celebration and desire to join the Brotherhood. O’Brien tells them that the Brotherhood is genuine, Emmanuel Goldstein exists and lives, leads them through a routine tune to start them into the order of rebellion. Winston proposes that they drink to the past. Julia leaves, and O’Brien assures a copy of Goldstein’s book, the manifesto of the revolution. O’Brien tells Winston they might reunite one day. Winston asks if he implies the location where there is no darkness, O’Brien validates by repeating the phrase. O’Brien fills Winston in on the missing out on verses from the St. Clement’s Church rhyme. Winston leaves, O’Brien switches on the telescreen and returns to his work.
Reserve two Chapter nine
Winston is tired. In the middle of Hate Week, Oceania changed opponents and allies in the ongoing war, loading upon Winston an incredible quantity of work to compensate for the modification. A speaker had to alter their speech halfway through. Goldstein is blamed for all of it. n the space at Mr. Charrington’s, Winston reads through Goldstein’s The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism, offered to him by O’Brien. Julia gets in as he reads and enjoys he has the book. she sleeps in his arms. Winstons last thought is “peace of mind is not statistical.”
Schedule 2 chapter 10
The next early morning, the red-armed lady outside sings, waking Julia. Winston envisions the proles will one day give rise to a race of conscious, independent individuals who will throw off the yoke of Celebration control. Winston and Julia realize that although they are doomed, she may hold the secret to the future. Both say “We are the dead,” a third voice interjects, “You are the dead.” They understand a telescreen is concealed behind the image of St. Clement’s Church. The house is surrounded. Familiar voice speaks the last lines of the St. Clement’s rhyme: “Here comes a candle to light you to bed/ Here comes a chopper to chop off your head!” Black-clad soldiers pour in. They smash the paperweight, and Winston ponders its smallness. The troops beat them. Soldiers limit Winston, Mr. Charrington orders the shattered paperweight to be tidied up. Winston understands Mr. Charrington’s voice was coming from the telescreen, and that Mr. Charrington belongs to the thought cops.
Schedule 3 Chapter one
Winston is a political detainee in a jail. Parsons is there after his child knocked him. A prisoner is taken away to space 101, everyone is frightened of room 101. He briefly considers Julia. O’Brien shows up and Winston understands that he has been deceived all along.
Reserve three Chapter 2
O’Brien begins the torture and Winston is tortured physically, then mentally. Winston says there are 4 fingers that O’Brien holds up, this answer does not satisfy O’Brien. He then informs Winston they will make him the male they desire him to be. He is informed that Julia has actually betrayed him. O’Brien invites questions lastly.
Schedule three Chapter 3
O’Brien says the party just desires power and to dehumanize the mankind. The sign of the party future will be a boot completely stamping on a human face. The only thing that Winston has to hold onto is that he has not betrayed Julia, he still enjoys her.
Book three Chapter 4
Winston is in holding cell and being re-educated. it is not a total success as he calls out “Julia my love” in his sleep. He is still feeling emotion. Winston confesses that he dislikes Huge Sibling and O’Brien reveals that Winston is going to space 101.
Book three Chapter five
In room 101 Winston is strapped into a chair. O’Brien informs him that what will take place in space 101 will be ‘the worst thing worldwide’ and it is different for everybody. He has rats that he is going to release on Winston. In overall panic Winston recognizes what he needs to state and states ‘Do it to Julia, not me’. He has betrayed Julia and is completely deteriorated.
Book three Chapter 6
Winston, now free, sits at the Chestnut Tree Café, where dismissed Party members go to drink. He enjoys a glass of Victory Gin and enjoys the telescreen. He accepts whatever the Celebration states and does. On the table, Winston traces “2 + 2 = 5” in the dust. He keeps in mind seeing Julia on a bitter-cold day that March. She had actually thickened and stiffened, and he now found the thought of sex with her repulsive. They acknowledged that they had actually betrayed one another, and consented to meet again, though neither is really interested in continuing their relationship. Winston thinks he hears the tune lyrics “Under the spreading chestnut tree/ I sold you and you offered me,” which he heard when he saw the political detainees there many years earlier. He searches for and sees a photo of Huge Brother on the telescreen, making him rejoice and safe. As he listens to the war news, he assures himself of both the great success he has won over himself and his newly found love for Huge Sibling.