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    literary work. George Orwell re-uses many of his themes in order to get his point across. In "Why I Write"‚ Orwell states that one of the reasons he writes is for political purpose. He expresses this theme in his essays‚ "An Episode of Bed-wetting" and "St. Cyprian ’s"‚ as well as his novels‚ "1984" and "Animal Farm". In "An Episode of Bed-wetting" and "St. Cyprian ’s"‚ Orwell expresses how he feels about the politics in the school‚ St. Cyprian ’s. While attending St. Cyprian ’s Orwell and many of

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    George Orwell Research Annie Ward His real name and reason behind this change. * He was born as Eric Arthur Blair * The reason he changed his name was due to a sudden change in his own lifestyle; we went from being a pillar of the British imperial establishment to a literary and political rebel. * He never fully abandoned his original name‚ but all of his official work came under the name of George Orwell * The surname he adopted came from a river in East Anglia called Orwell

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    George Orwell Classism

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    George Orwell Politics and Classism. Index Introduction. The History of George Orwell. Road to Wigan pier Animal Farm Nineteen eighty-four Conclusion. Introduction In this dissertation my main aim to describe George Orwell and find out what made him tick. Orwell was and is one of the most quoted men who ever lived and in his lifetime wrote such masterpieces as Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949)‚ Animal farm (1945) and Road to Wigan Pier (1937). As well as being a novelist‚ Orwell also wrote essays

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    carry out orders by authority. George Orwell ’s "A Hanging" is a descriptive essay about capital punishment. The setting of this essay is placed in an early twentieth-century prison in Burma‚ a country ruled by the British Empire. Considering that George Orwell was an imperial police officer in Burma‚ it is highly probable that this essay is related to his own experience. The essay‚ presented through the eyes of the narrator‚ examines primitive human nature. Orwell develops his essay through characters

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    ” reminisces about a bad decision he made earlier in life‚ just like Tim. Reflecting on his experience‚ Orwell has also identified the reasons why he did it: “I could get nothing into perspective. I was young and ill-educated and I had to think out my problems in utter silence‚” Tim O’Brien also dealt with his problems alone‚ “ I felt isolated; I spent a lot of time alone.” Both Tim and George are struggling to deal with their problems and it’s eating away at them. In “On the Rainy River‚” having

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    George Orwell A Hanging

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    Examine Your Response: A Hanging George Orwell’s “A Hanging”‚ was originally published in 1931 in The Adelphi‚ a British magazine. Aimed toward highly educated‚ politically aware people in England‚ Orwell’s narrative essay questions the morality of British Imperialism by describing an execution he witnessed in Burma‚ while serving in the British Imperial Police. Orwell’s humanization of the criminal and horror over the events he witnessed clearly show his implied thesis concerning the value of human

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    George Orwell Imperialism

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    In “Shooting an Elephant‚” George Orwell presents a story in which he reluctantly kills an elephant. Orwell is a British police officer who is always teased by the Burmese‚ who see him as a representative of the British Empire but fail to realize that Orwell also opposes English occupation of Burma. One day‚ Orwell is called to investigate an accident in the marketplace involving a rampant elephant. Orwell borrows a rifle‚ which could bring down the elephant‚ from his friend. He hopes

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    you because of its effective style. Discuss how the writer’s style adds to the impact of the content. “A Hanging” by George Orwell is an influential‚ autobiographical essay‚ in which the subject of capital punishment is powerfully examined. The essay is based on a prisoner’s execution in a Prisoner of War camp in Burma during the Second World War. In the essay‚ Orwell is a prison guard for the camp and carefully illustrates his views on capital punishment. The structure of the essay is of three

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    George Orwell Imperialism

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    In George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”‚ Orwell mentions how he was hated and harassed by the people of Burma. Essentially‚ because of the fact that he was part of the British colony that oppressed the Burmese. From the beginning‚ Orwell did not concur with British Imperialism‚ he states “I had already made up my mind that imperialism was an evil thing and the sooner I chucked up my job and got out of it the better” (Orwell. 134). In addition‚ Orwell detested his job‚ he had to watch the prisoners

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    The novel 1984 was written by George Orwell in 1948‚ almost half a century before the year in which the novel was based. In this essay‚ I will demonstrate that the social and political environment at that time in history as well as the author’s personal life and conditions had a tremendous impact on the concept and completion of the novel. Orwell’s personal beliefs and idealism critically influenced his writing. In the late 1920’s‚ Orwell believed in anarchism and in 1936‚ he travelled to Spain

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