Revision History

September 22, 2013: Chapter 1 is edited.

September 15, 2013: Chapter 2 is edited. I think Polonius needs to be reading a book to start Chapter 4.

September 14, 2013: Chapter 10 is edited. That was rough.

September 3, 2013: Extended Hegel to Chapter 16.

September 2, 2013: Chapter 7 edits complete. Chapter 11 edits effectively complete. I think I had underestimated how important Hegel was to Orwell’s motivation for the Party.

August 31, 2013: Chapter 5 has been heavily edited. Most of Chapter 7, too. (But not Chapter 2, Sven.)

August 30, 2013: Chapter 16 has finished being edited.

August 25, 2013: Chapter 15 has been replaced; Dr. Faust has been replaced by Nick, who is evil. Chapter 16 has been half-edited. The preface has been rewritten. Appendixes have been removed.

August 18, 2013: Chapter 8 subjected to edits and points of clarification. Did you know that a coffee spoon is half a teaspoon?

August 17, 2013: Chapter 13 subjected to edits and points of clarification.

August 15-17, 2013: Chapter 6 gets massive edits.

August 11, 2013: Chapter 4 subjected to edits and points of clarification.

August 9, 2013: Chapter 12 subjected to edits and points of clarification.

August 7, 2013: Chapter 3 subjected to edits and points of clarification.

July 20, 2013: Minor edits and corrections for chapter 15, in addition to a lot of Greek allusion.

July 14, 2013: Minor edits and corrections for chapter 15.

July 10, 2013: Minor edits and corrections for chapters 13-14.

July 6, 2013: Minor edits and corrections for chapters 11-12.

July 3, 2013: Minor edits and corrections for chapters 9-10.

June 30, 2013: Minor edits and corrections for chapters 6-8.

June 29, 2013: Minor edits and corrections for chapters 4 and 5.

June 27, 2013: Minor edits and corrections for chapters 1-3.

June 11, 2013: Noticed a possible allusion to The Odyssey in “The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock” which now gets mentioned in Chapter 16.

May 6, 2013: Minor changes to Chapter 1. Sandy now has a My Little Pony pencil case.

May 3, 2013: Minor changes to The Stranger unit for clarity. Adds a reference to The Plague as more properly absurdist literature.

April 30, 2013: Essays get returned at the beginning of Chapter 5, with two associated Endnotes.

July 21, 2012: Appendix 3 gets worse.

July 16, 2012: Appendix 3 gets worse.

July 8, 2012: Appendix 3 gets worse.  Added a couple of tangent notes to the Endnotes.

July 6, 2012: Added even more bad news to Appendix 3.  Also, chapter forward/back links at the bottoms of the chapters.

July 1, 2012: Altered chapter 9 to give Christie more family background. Added Appendix 3.

June 26, 2012: Initial publication.