动物庄园 读书报告

Topics: Soviet Union, Animal Farm, Vladimir Lenin Pages: 4 (1573 words) Published: June 24, 2013
Animal’s Low Level of Education Led to the Failure of the Revolution Animal Farm is an allegorical and dystopian novel by George Orwell. It was published in England on 17 August 1945 and in United State in 1946. The book reflects some events before the Russian Revolution of 1917 to the Stalin era. It was chosen as one of the 100 best English-language novels by Time magazine (1923 to 2005). Eric Arthur Blair (1903 –1950),is widely known by his pen name George Orwell. He was an English novelist and journalist. Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction and journalism. He is famous for the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and the Allegorical novella Animal Farm. When World War II broke out, Orwell's wife Eileen worked in the Censorship Department, staying during the week with her family in Greenwich. Orwell also had the desire to join the war. "They won't have me in the army, at any rate at present, because of my lungs", Orwell told Geoffrey Gorger. In the autumn of 1939, He returned to Wallington and wrote material for his first collection of essays, Inside the Whale. For the next year he worked for The Listener, Time and Tide and New Adelphi for reviews. On March 1940 he began to collaborate with Tribune began with a review of a sergeant's account of Napoleon's retreat from Moscow. In early 1940, the first edition of Connolly's Horizon was finished, which provided a new outlet for Orwell's work and also new literary contacts. Orwell subtitled Animal Farm "A Fairy Story." Characters in fairy tales tend to be two-dimensional stereotypes used to reveal some broad observation about life. Two continuous revolutions shocked Russia and the world in 1917. The first revolution overthrew the Russian Monarchy (the Tsar) and the second built the Soviet Union,which was the world's first Communist state. Over the next thirty years the Soviet Union` government was becoming a totalitarian regime. Under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, tens of...
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