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George Orwell Essay Examples

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The Life and Writing of George Orwell
Eric Arthur Blair, later to be known as George Orwell, was not like the typical author. He struggled in his life with many obstacles and mainly wrote about his experiences and views. His works reflect his understandings of what was going on during his time period and the observations that he encountered were converted into...
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Major Differences and Similarities among the Three Classes of People Described in George Orwell's Novel 1984
In the book 1984, written by George Orwell in 1948 set in London, where everyone was controlled by the BIG BROTHER and every citizen only knew that war is peace and freedom is slavery, moreover George Orwell listed that people were divided into three parties, the inner party, outer party, and proles. The proles and the oute...
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The Life and Works of George Orwell
The British author George Orwell, pen name of Eric Arthur Blair, b. Motihari, India, June 25, 1903, d. London, Jan. 21, 1950, achieved prominence in the late 1940s as the author of two brilliant satires attacking totalitarianism. Familiarity with the novels, documentaries, essays, and criticism he wrote during the 1930s and...
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Authors That Best Foresaw The Direction of Western Society
The question for this essay is, “Which of the three novels we have read best describes America right now?”  Another way of phrasing this is, “Which author best foresaw the direction that western society was heading?” ExplanationYour purpose is to state and defend your opinion as to which of the three novels (Fahrenheit 451...
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The Themes of Monopolization of Power and Manipulation of People's Thoughts in George Orwell's 1984
To fulfill the desire of monopolization, politicians seek power throughout their lifetime and struggle for power and domination. To be able to sustain the power, the Party uses dictatorship to control the citizens and try to seek limitless power. In the novel 1984, George Orwell masterfully demonstrates that a totalitarian...
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Corrupted Governments in Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-Four
George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World are two extremely influential novels that were written in the twentieth century to warn people about what would happen to society if it fell under a totalitarian rule. Both of the novels had societies that were controlled heavily by a totalitarian gove...
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An Analysis of Capital Punishment in George Orwell's A Hanging
Most people would never take a life under normal circumstances, but is being a warden and upholding the law a justification to take a life. What if that person’s crime is taking a loaf of bread to feed his family? “A Hanging” by British writer, George Orwell, criticizes society’s capital punishment by the characters’ action...
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Chapter Summarys for 1984 by George Orwell
Summary: Chapter VI That evening, Winston records in his diary his memory of his last sexual encounter, which was with a prole prostitute. He thinks about the Party’s hatred of sex, and decides that their goal is to remove pleasure from the sexual act, so that it becomes merely a duty to the Party, a way of producing new P...
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Turning Man into Robots in 1984by George Orwell
George Orwell's novel 1984 shows the reader how dehumanizing people can
turn them into mindless drones following their master. As shown in
Rethinking the Just War ``The dehumanization of the enemy or of oneself,
traduces the truth of the matter: [That] human life, whether
instantiated as a foe, or a comrade, or oneself, pos...
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Analysis of 1984 by George Orwell
A person named Shunryu Suzuki once said, “Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.” This quote shows that if one does not accept change, one c...
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