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1984 -George Orwell Summary Chapter 1 and 2 We are introduced to Winston Smith the main character of the story Works at Ministry of truth Ministry of truth is one of four government buildings in destroyed London the main city of Airstrip One a province of Oceania Year is 1984 and three contries are at war Oceania Eurasia and Eastasia Oceania is run by the party whose leader is Big Brother Winston is sick of his life in the ruined city and decides to keep a diary This is against the law in Oceania He felt his feelings begin to hate Emmanuel Goldstein leader of the enemy party He also spots OBrien a party leader whose eyes he sees a bit of political sympthy Sees young girl who he dislikes He feels it is only a matter of time before his though crimes are detected A knock at the door he thinks is police Mrs Parsons his neighbor is at the door and asked him to unclog a sink He does it but smells sweat all over the apartment Mrs Parsons is a follower of party doctrine and a fellow employee at the ministry The children are members of Spies a youth that encourages spying and telling on traitors including parents Winston is revolted He returns home and writes a couple more minutes before going back to work He remenbers a dream where OBrien tole him he would meet him in a place wher there is no darkness He washes his hands and hides the diary Reaction Major ideas conflicts and themes are introduced We are shown how the earth has changed into 3 main contenients we are also introduced to the main character and how he fits into the new world Also we are shown how the computer age has taken over peoples minds The language is easy to understand it has not really changed much over
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