- Review: '1984'
- Terms / Vocabulary
- Questions for Study & Discussion
- Book Club Discussion
- Must Reads
Here are discussions related to 1984, by George Orwell!
Topics of Discussion: 1984, George Orwell
What do you think about the title?
What do you think about Winston Smith? Is he a likable character?
- Reading Poll
What did you think of the book?
How does this book compare to other books by George Orwell? Have you read other books by Orwell (or other similar authors)?
If you've read 1984 before, is this time around any different from your previous read(s)? Has your impression of Winston changed at all? What about the other characters?
How essential is the setting to 1984? Could the story have taken place anywhere else?
What are the conflicts in 1984? What types of conflict do you see? Are they physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional?
In 1984, is Winston consistent in his actions? Does he change or grow as a human being? How? Why?
In 1984, what themes stand out? How? Why?
- Banned Book
As we discuss 1984, we can't ignore the controversy that has surrounding the reading of this title. So, what do you think about the controversy? Why has the novel been banned? Do you agree?