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Title:
1984
Annotation:
This futuristic drama depicts the grim existence of people living in the capital of an English-speaking totalitarian state in 1984. Having committed the crime of defying the system and falling in love, a young man and woman are arrested and subjected to mental and physical tortures by ruthless party leaders.
Copyright:
1984
Original Copyright:
1949
Translator:
Author:
George Orwell
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction
Classification:
Classic
Culture:
Topic:
English-Language Arts/General
Discipline:
  • History/Social Science
  • Science
History/Social Science Standards:
  • HSS 10.7
  • HSS 10.10
  • HSS G 12.9
  • HSS G 12.10
Science Standards:
  • Bio/LS 9-12.1
  • I & E 9-12.1
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