Essay on Orwell 's 1984 : A Great Piece Of Literature

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Orwell’s novel 1984 is a great piece of literature that should included in a list of works of high literary merit. Approximately six months before Orwell passed away, he published the novel 1984. This book is taking place in the near-future, or what is the past to us now, in 1984. Its set place is Oceania, which is a large area comprised of the Americas, Australia, England, and part of lower africa, in a city called London. England is also renamed to Air Strip One and is known as the “mainland.”
1984 expresses what Orwell thinks of the government and what they will be like in the future. George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903, in Bengal, India (“George Orwell”). Orwell was the son of a British civil servant in India, where his father was stationed at the time. His mother took both him and his sister to live in England while his father stayed back in India. He did not really see his dad until his dad retired from the service in 1912, and never really formed a bond. It was told that Orwell’s first word was “beastly.” He was known for being a child that was always sick with bronchitis for the flu. He wrote his first poem at the age of four, and his first literary success was at the age 11 (Biography.com Editors). He attended a Christian based school in England, but still identified himself as an atheist (Shadow). After completing high school, his family did not have the money for him to go to a university, but instead he joined the India…

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