George Orwell 's Animal Farm Essay

1153 Words Jul 24th, 2015 5 Pages
George Orwell is one of the most perused writers from the 20th century who led a captivating life and had complex political views. George Orwell’s life was reflected in his books Down and Out in London and Paris and An Homage to Catalonia. 1984 and Animal Farm are also both works of literary art that Orwell wrote which reflect his political views. Animal Farm is an allegory of the Soviet Union and its ironies, and 1984 is a dystopian novel that shows a not so distant future from our own. George Orwell’s fascinating political views are engrossing and fun to explore as they are reflected in his works. George Orwell was born on June 25th, 1903, in Motihari, India. He was the son of a British Civil servant and lived in India until he went to boarding school in 1911 (“George Orwell”). He was a sick child and was not well liked by his peers, but this only furthered his academics, allowing him to achieve scholarships at different colleges. He pursued his education until his family could not afford to send him to University. After this, he began his life as a tramp in London and Paris which served as writing material for him to create the book Down and Out in London and Paris. This book shows class in the modern world and how hard it is to live as an impoverished person in major cities. After spending time in London and Paris, George Orwell traveled to Catalonia where he fought against General Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War. He was unfortunately shot in the throat and…

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