1984 George Orwell Summary

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Biography: George Orwell George Orwell is an English novelist who was born in India in 1903. He was the son of a British civil servant. George spent one year in India after he was born and went to England with his mom and siblings. He loved to write at an early age. He wrote his first poem when he was around the age of four. When he was eight, George was sent to boarding school. It was there where George noticed that richer students got treated better than poor students. He read many books with authors such as Rudyard Kipling and H. G. Wells. He ended up winning a scholarship to Wellington College and Eton College. George completed his schooling in Eton College. However, his family was not financially able to pay for the university education. …show more content…
They help create an image in the reader’s head which make the idea the author is trying to convey clearer. George Orwell uses literary devices in 1984 to connect the reader with the story and create an image for the …show more content…
A smile is a literary device that is used when making a comparison. One example of simile is in chapter 1 when Winston says: “The voice came from an oblong metal plaque like a dulled mirror which formed part of the surface of the right-hand wall.” When George Orwell compares the metal plaque to a “dulled mirror”, he creates an image in the reader’s head of a Television screen before they were even created.
Another literary device used in George Orwell’s 1984 is allusion. Allusion is an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it. The book 1984 has many allusions because it was written during the rise of Communism. Many of the scenes in the book can be compared Stalinist Russia and Nazi Germany. One example of this is in chapter 2 when the “Spies’, who were a group of children who collected information on people in their towns and report it to the Party. This is an allusion to the way Hitler’s did to the youth of Nazi

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