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  • About Orwell's Next Novel
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    Eric Arthur Blair was born in 1903 at Moti hari in British-occupied India. While growing up, he attended private schools in Sussex, Wellington and Eton. He worked at the Imperial Indian Police until 1927 when he went to London to study the poverty stricken. He then moved to Paris where he wrote two lost novels. After he moved back to England he wrote Down and Out in Paris and London, Burmese Days, A Clergyman's Daughter and Keep the Aspidistra Flying. He published all four under the pseudonym Ge...
  • Orwell's Purpose For Writing Animal Farm
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    Eric Arthur Blair was born on June 5, 1903, in Bengal, India. His father was not a wealthy man. He supported his family only on the salary of a civil servant. When his writing career began, his penname became George Orwell. Orwell received his formal education from Eton Academy during a period ranging from 1917 to 1921. After completion of Eton, Orwell did not continue his education; instead he joined forces with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma. He served with the police until he began teach...
  • Time Of Publication Of Wigan Pier Orwell
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    George Orwell Many writers use satire to attack areas of life they didn't agree with. Satire is a cunning way to express their opinions. Some of these works today are considered masterpieces and works of art. One writer who was a genius at incorporating beliefs in his writings was George Orwell. Commonly known by his pen name, George Orwell was an English novelist and social critic (Wadsworth 866). Orwell was born in Be gal, India and was later educated in Eton, England. He was the son of Richar...
  • Novel Nineteen Eighty Four By George Orwell
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    The novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell, is presented as a warning about a possible, but not inevitable fate for humanity. The society we live in can become the totalitarian state of Big Brother and the Party if we allow it. The abuse of power and dehumanization of mankind are two dangerous prospects. The purpose of this novel is to send the reader a message prompting them to take action in order to prevent this fate and save their society. Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four as a warning...
  • Orwell's Animal Farm
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    Again, sorry about that spacing, there's more where this came from, though! LITERARY CRITICISM Eric Blair's Evaluation of Animal Farm (positive)... Eric Blair wrote much in response to George Orwell's Animal Farm. The following is a small excerpt which I feel best describes his positive review of the book in a limited amount of writing... Orwell is significant for his unwavering commitment, both as an individual and as an artist, to personal freedom and social justice. While he wrote a variety o...
  • Sums Up Orwell's Principle Concern
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    Question "The creatures outside looked from pig to man and from man to pig and from pig to man again: but already it was impossible to say which was which". How does this concluding sentence from the novel sum up Orwell's principle concern in "Animal Farm?" The concluding sentence from the satire "Animal Farm" sums up Orwell's principle concern by explaining in simple terms through a novel that the Russian Revolution achieved very little for what it had originally stood for. It explains the chan...
  • Orwell
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    Penguin Books Nineteen Eighty-Four Eric Arthur Blair (George Orwell) was born 1903 in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. The family moved to England in 1907 and in 1917 Orwell entered Eton, where he contributed regularly to the various college magazines. He left in 1921 and joined the Indian Imperial Police in Burma the following year. He resigned in 1928 having come to hate imperialism, as Burmese Days (1934) his first novel shows. After this he lived for several years in pov...
  • Governments In Orwell's 1984
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    In the novel 1984, the author George Orwell has created the ultimate? anti-utopia? ; a world in which there were no personal rights, poor living conditions, and everything was controlled by hatred. Despite the feelings of horror the reader may feel toward the protagonists, Winston and Julia, they have to take a more in-depth look at the novel, its meaning and the author Orwell himself, to truly understand it. Orwell has created a satirical version of the society in which he wrote the book- Post ...
  • Orwell's Depiction Of Oceania In Many Ways
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    George Orwell's 1984 was a book on how the government, Big Brother, had total control over the people of Oceania. There are many reasons to believe that our own world is slowly becoming the nightmare. Since the publication in 1949, Orwell's novel has consistently trigured heated debates about whether or not our society has become like Oceania, how accurate Orwell's predictions were, and which political parties? philosophies most resemble Ing soc. The world we live in resembles Orwell's depiction...
  • Conjunction With The Use Of Symbolism Orwell
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    George Orwell has been a major contributor to anticommunist literature around the World War II period. Orwell lived in England during World War II, a time when the Totalitarianism State, Nazi Germany, was at war with England and destroyed the city of London. (DISC) "I know that building's aid Winston finally. It's a ruin now. It's in the middle of the street outside the Palace of Justice. ' That's right. Outside the Law Courts. It was bombed in-oh many years ago. ' ' (Orwell 83). The main charac...
  • Orwell's Setting
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    "War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. ' This is the slogan of the Ministry of Truth, a branch of the totalitarian government in post-war London. The figurehead of this government is Big Brother, who employs a vast army of informers called the Thought Police who watch and listen to every citizen at all times through a device called a tele screen for the least signs of criminal deviation or unorthodox thoughts. This novel, like Orwell's earlier work Animal Farm and Aldous Huxle...

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