CliffsNotes on Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-four"

Author(s): Gilbert Borman


If your latest assignment has you so confused that you're actually beginning to think that 2 + 2 does equal 5, then let CliffsNotes on 1984 help you navigate the tumultuous waters of George Orwell's dystopian world of Oceania. The expert commentaries and critical analyses in this study guide will help you decipher the Doublethink and Newspeak of what is possibly the most complicated socio-political novel ever written. Character studies of protagonist Winston Smith, his ally and love interest Julia, his nemesis O'Brien, and Big Brother himself give you insight into what it might be like to live in such an oppressed society, and the CliffsNotes Review and Resource Center will provide you with valuable tools for getting the most out of Orwell's classic novel.

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Nukki Moustaki holds an M.A. in English and American Literature from New York University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Indiana.

Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Novel. Critical Commentaries. PART ONE: Chapter I. Chapter II. Chapter III. Chapter IV. Chapter V. Chapters VI and VII. Chapter VIII. PART TWO: Chapter I. Chapters II and III. Chapter IV. Chapters V and VI. Chapters VII and VIII. Chapters IX and X. PART THREE: Chapter I. Chapters II and III. Chapters IV and V. Chapter VI. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780764585852
  • : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • : Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • : 0.088
  • : June 2000
  • : 209mm X 134mm X 5mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Gilbert Borman
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 823.912
  • : 80
  • : illustrations