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  • Hasting's Route
    609 words
    Forty-six survivors out of an original 87, reached California starving, tired, and traumatized for life from the experience they had just been through. A year of suffering was spent on a time that was thought to have been only a few months of easy traveling on a shortcut routed by a man named Lance Hastings. The journey began on May 12th from Springfield Illinois. A train of nine wagons, filled with members of the Donner and Reed families, set out in hopes of reaching California for free land an...
  • Donner Party Through Weber Canyon
    338 words
    Ordeal by Hunger In Ordeal by Hunger, there are many heroes in the disastrous Donner Party story, but one of the most colorful and heroic members was McCutchen, William. McCutchen had a wife and child who were from Missouri. McCutchen himself was six feet six and was powerful in proportion. I think that McCutchen is a hero because at the Little Sandy River McCutchen and two other men agreed to go forward to Weber canyon, where they will meet Hastings and guide him back to the Donner Party. After...
  • Class Difference Between The Little Girl Rosaura
    879 words
    Stolen Party The short story The Stolen Party, written by Liliana Heker, was a story about class differences between people viewed through the eyes of a young girl. The basic plot of the story is about a the maid's daughter, Rosaura, who goes to a party were she is used as a servant rather than just being a friend of the rich daughter. The author writes this story through the perspective of the maid's daughter and shows the differences between classes at the birthday party without the daughter r...
  • Party's Principles
    1,159 words
    The Orwell's perception of an ideal government is pretty much the same as Montesqueue describes in "Persian letters". They both seem to think that the best government would be one in which power was balanced among three groups of officials. As opposed to totalitarian regime of the Party, Montesque's ideal government would be the government elected by people and not a product of a despotic ruler's ideas. He, as well as the Orwell believed that the success of democracy- a government in which the p...
  • Love For The Party
    449 words
    George Orwell's 1984 takes place in Oceania, a country ruled by English Socialism (Ing soc) and an all-powerful organization known as the Party. For most people, there is an inadequate supply of goods, and everything is ugly and tastes horrible. Winston, the main character, constantly wonders if the past was better. In the society he lives in, there is no love, trust, or friendship. Although these people live in a world like this, revolt is impossible because man is no longer human. An example o...
  • Party Of Oceania
    1,588 words
    Eric Blair, known to his readers under the English pen name of George Orwell (1903-1950), was a man familiar with the roles of government. He served with the British government in Burma under the Indian Imperial Police. Returning to his European roots, Orwell also sided with the Spanish government as he fought with the Loyalists in their civil war. It wasn't until he wrote professionally as a political writer that Orwell's ideas of government were fully expressed. Orwell, in his political writin...
  • True Member Of The Inner Party
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    1. Biography George Orwell is the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, a British writer with political conscience. He was born in India but educated in England at Eton College. He served the Indian Imperial Police in Burma from 1922 to 1927. In sick health, he returned to Europe to live in poverty as a struggling writer. Orwell joined the Republican forces in the Spanish civil war, and wrote a chilling account of this experience. He went on to write many books, mostly autobiographical, and achieved su...

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