• Animal Farm as Animal Satire
    This study aims to determine that George Orwell's Animal Farm is a political satire which was written to criticise totalitarian regimes and particularly Stalin's practices in Russia. In order to provide background information that would reveal causes led Orwell to write Animal Farm, Chapter one is devoted...
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  • Animal Farm: a Story Guide
    THE GLENCOE LITERATURE LIBRARY Study Guide for Animal Farm by George Orwell i Meet George Orwell colonial rule, Orwell said he “theoretically—and secretly, of course . . . was all for the Burmese and all against their oppressors, the British.” Returning to England to recover from a bout...
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  • Marxism: 1984 by George Orwell
    Marxism In the Novel 1984 Throughout time, rulers and controlling governments have used the ideas of Marxism to take and maintain control over the working class. Even today ideas such as classism and commodification are used in countries such as North Korea and Syria to help governments rule over...
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  • Women in 1984 Orwell
    Orwell, Freud, and 1984 Paul Roazen George Orwell and Sigmund Freud seem mutually uncongenial figures in intellectual history. In print Orwell rarely referred to the founder of psychoanalysis. According to his friend Geoffrey Gorer, Orwell regarded psychoanalysis with mild hostility, putting it...
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  • 1984 vs Bnw
    1984 and Brave New World, written by George Orwell and Aldous Huxley, respectively, are meant to portray future societies. Oceania in 1984 is a totalitarian society where everyone is promised security and peace for their freedom. On the other hand, the New State in Brave New World is a utopian society...
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  • Orwell's Problem
    97 The Reading Matrix Vol. 6, No. 1, April 2006 TURNING TO ORWELL TO UNDERSTAND ORWELL’S PROBLEM: A SOCIOLINGUISTIC VIEW Pedro Luis Luchini luchini@copetel.com.ar Adolfo Martín García infiniteplayer@hotmail.com Abstract ________________ Drawing on the works of groundbreaking linguists and...
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  • 1984
    1984: WAR IS PEACE; FREEDOM IS SLAVERY; IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH Introduction "Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”, George Orwell. Orwell’s dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, projects the distress...
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  • Transformations of Language in Modern Dystopias
    America ∞ + ⃝ ℠ The paper used in this book complies with the Permanent Paper Standard issued by the National Information Standards Organization (Z39.48-1984). 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 -iv- Copyright Acknowledgments The author and publisher gratefully acknowledge permission for use of the following material: ...
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  • Orientalism in Tayeb Salih Season of Migration to the North
    Without Qualities The Merchant of Venice The Metamorphosis A Midsummer Night’s Dream Miss Lonelyhearts Moby-Dick My Ántonia Native Son Night 1984 The Odyssey Oedipus Rex The Old Man and the Sea On the Road One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest One Hundred Years of Solitude Othello Paradise...
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  • 1984 Essay
    1984 ICE “War is peace, freedom is slavery, ignorance is strength” (Orwell 4). These three slogans depict the aim of the party in George Orwell’s dystopian novel, 1984. The development of the protagonist and tactics used by the party emphasize the author’s main purpose of the dangers of totalitarian...
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  • 1984 vs. Brave New World 1
    1984 vs. Brave New World Both Aldous Huxley and George Orwell wrote how they envisioned America in the future. While each account gave comparably alarming views, Huxley’s thoughts on how the United States would turn out are much more relevant today. Nell Postman, a contemporary social critic, states...
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  • An Autobiography Through Fiction-Based Prose
    An Autobiography through Fiction-Based Prose Though it may be ironic to some, the renowned author, George Orwell, became famous only a few short years before his tragic death. In fact, many of the world's most celebrated writers experienced the same fate. "Eric Arthur Blair was born in Motihar in Bengal...
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  • 1984: Oppression of Truth
    In the novel 1984, Orwell produced a social critique on totalitarianism and a future dystopia that made the world pause and think about our past, present and future. When reading this novel we all must take the time to think of the possibility that Orwell's world could come to pass. Orwell presents the...
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  • “Politics really has to do with how people order their societies, to whom power is ascribed, who is considered to have power…”
    the writers portray the concepts of power in The Handmaid’s Tale and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Feminist Margaret Atwood and democratic socialist George Orwell who satirise totalitarian dictatorships through the extremist states of Gilead and Oceania wrote the dystopian novels, The Handmaid’s Tale and Nineteen...
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  • George Orwell's a Hanging
    barked, and then retreated into a corner of the yard, where it stood among the weeds, looking timorously out at us” (Orwell 217). Can a dog be more human than humans themselves? In George Orwell’s A Hanging the dog is more human than any of the people observing the atrocity that is being carried out in...
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  • George Orwell
    George Orwell published 1984 in 1949, the same year that the Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb. The arms race that followed the Soviets' development of nuclear weaponry quickly escalated into the Cold War, which raged for the next four decades as the enormous ideological gulf separating capitalism...
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  • similarities
    freedom and fear in 1984 by George Orwell      “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” – Bob Dylan      “No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.” Bob Dylan said this probably not knowing its profound connection with George Orwell’s novel “1984”, but the as well could...
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  • Outline
    of Orwell's novel in modern day George Orwell was the alias of Eric Blair, the author of 1984 and Animal Farm. Orwell was a political writer whose novels and essays criticized the political oppression taking place in Europe in the middle of the twentieth century. Orwell was a relentless opponent of capitalism...
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  • Living in 1984
    George Orwell's horrendous yet prophetic vision of the future in his novel, 1984 has come and gone. In this nightmarish novel, Oceania, where the story takes place, is the perfect depiction of "Negative Utopia" in which the government is in total control of their citizens. They control every aspect of...
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  • 1984 with His Vivid Depiction of the State of Oceania
    In 1984, George Orwell utilizes harsh displays of physical and psychological torture to bring attention to the dangers of a totalitarian government. With his vivid depiction of the state of Oceania, Orwell instills a harsh potential reality of psychological oppression. The government of Oceania...
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