timeline of the 10 important events in the book 1984

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Timeline of the 10 important events in Chapters 2-4 � AUTHOR �Mariana Rojas Aguilera�

Chapter 2

The tension that the author tries to transmit thought out the first paragraph of chapter two, give us the shear panic in which Winston is, as someone knocks the door. He though it was the Thought Police, he was scared that as he "left the diary open on the table. DOWN WITH BIG BROTHER was written all over it, in letters almost big enough to be legible across the room."

When he is in the apartment of Mrs. Parson, he is frightened about the Parsons children, who, being Junior Spies, accuse him "'You're a thought-criminal! You're a Eurasian spy! I'll shoot you, I'll vaporize you, I'll send you to the salt mines!'" this cause a blameworthy feeling about his new rebellious thoughts he had manifested in chapter one. And also a fear of being caught by the Thought police.

When he remembers the dream he had had long time ago; "he had dreamed that he was walking through a pitch-dark room. And someone sitting to one side of him had said as he passed: 'We shall meet in the place where there is no darkness.'" Orwell warns its readers of a dark world that will be even darker, in a totalitarian regime.

In Oceania no one is aloud to keep record of their past, this is part of the Party's psychological control. When Winston reads "The sacred principles of Ingsoc. Newspeak, doublethink, the mutability of the past…The past was dead, the future was unimaginable." He felt alone, and ambiguous of his life, that was controlled by an upper power, the party. This restricted thoughts of the future help the government prevent challenging actions against it.

Chapter 3

"Winston was dreaming of his...