Analysis Of George Orwell 's Nineteen Eighty Four And Animal Farm

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Humans have a natural drive to share parts of ourselves and to acquire knowledge; to express and to explore. Writing provides an outlet to do both. George Orwell, known for his novels Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm, once said, “From a very early age… I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer. Between the ages of about seventeen and twenty-four I tried to abandon this idea, but I did so with the consciousness that I was outraging my true nature.” People write because it is part of human nature to do so. Today, historians believe that both Egyptians and Mesopotamians independently invented writing in around 3200 BCE. Humans have written for over five thousand years! Clearly, over the course of time, it has become an integral part of our lives. Writing pursues expression. Writing creates communication. Writing is what makes us human The act of writing itself gives people an experience unlike any other. It enables one to create art out of simple life. Expressing oneself through writing allows said person to romanticize her life situation; it creates excitement from everyday happenings. Sir Ken Robinson says, “The arts especially address the idea of aesthetic experience. An aesthetic experience is one in which your senses are operating at their peak… when you are fully alive.” According to him, writing can give a sense of life to individuals who are lacking that sensation. This, in turn, leaves writing as an excellent escape or outlet, which allures human beings to…

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