1984 Video Study Guide | Complete Playlist

In this playlist, 32 videos are dedicated to George Orwell’s novel 1984.  The videos by Course Hero review each chapter by providing a summary and analysis, and an examination of the plot, characters, themes, and symbols. Additionally, in these short videos, ranging from 2 to 5 minutes, students will gain insight into textual evidence to support an analysis of the explicit and inferred messages of the text. Students will also learn about the importance of dialogue to propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, and provoke decision-making. These videos will also aid students in determining the meaning of words and phrases in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings, and how word choice determines the tone of the text. Course Hero also offers free resources like study guides and infographics at the link below. For a list of Common Core State Standards addressed, see below. 

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1984 Video Study Guide
1984 Video Study Guide

Common Core State Standards George Orwell’s 1984


  • Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.


  • Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.


  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.