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George Orwell wrote in 1944 that " the word ' Fascism ' is almost entirely meaningless ... almost any English person would accept ' bully ' as a synonym for ' Fascist '".
Considered perhaps the 20th century's best chronicler of English culture, Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction and polemical journalism.
'" Orwell wrote later that he felt guilty about his role in the work of empire and he " began to look more closely at his own country and saw that England also had its oppressed ..." Orwell made changes to his appearance in Burma that remained for the rest of his life.
Four days later, he wrote to Moore, suggesting the pseudonyms P. S. Burton ( a name he used when tramping ), Kenneth Miles, George Orwell, and H. Lewis Allways.
Observing events from French Morocco Orwell wrote that they were "— only a by-product of the Russian Trotskyist trials and from the start every kind of lie, including flagrant absurdities, has been circulated in the Communist press.
They rented a villa on the road to Casablanca and during that time Orwell wrote Coming Up for Air.
In 1945 or early 1946, while still living at Canonbury Square, Orwell wrote an article on " British Cookery ", complete with recipes, commissioned by the British Council.
In an autobiographical piece that Orwell sent to the editors of Twentieth Century Authors in 1940, he wrote: " The writers I care about most and never grow tired of are: Shakespeare, Swift, Fielding, Dickens, Charles Reade, Flaubert and, among modern writers, James Joyce, T. S. Eliot and D. H. Lawrence.
Literature: An Examination of Gulliver's Travels " ( 1946 ) Orwell wrote: " If I had to make a list of six books which were to be preserved when all others were destroyed, I would certainly put Gulliver's Travels among them.
Fyvel wrote about Orwell: " His crucial experience ... was his struggle to turn himself into a writer, one which led through long periods of poverty, failure and humiliation, and about which he has written almost nothing directly.
In his essay Politics and the English Language ( 1946 ), Orwell wrote about the importance of precise and clear language, arguing that vague writing can be used as a powerful tool of political manipulation because it shapes the way we think.
The ambiguity in his belief in religion mirrored the dichotomies between his public and private lives: Stephen Ingle wrote that it was as if the writer George Orwell " vaunted " his atheism while Eric Blair the individual retained " a deeply ingrained religiosity ".
In his 1938 essay " Why I joined the Independent Labour Party ," published in the ILP-affiliated New Leader, Orwell wrote:
On anarchism, Orwell wrote in The Road to Wigan Pier: " I worked out an anarchistic theory that all government is evil, that the punishment always does more harm than the crime and the people can be trusted to behave decently if you will only let them alone.
The novelist Compton Mackenzie lived on Barra and George Orwell wrote 1984 whilst living on Jura.
Though the term " retcon " did not yet exist when George Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four, the totalitarian regime depicted in that book is involved in a constant, large-scale retconning of past records.
One of the first acknowledgments of Henry Miller as a major modern writer was by George Orwell in his 1940 essay " Inside the Whale ", where he wrote:
He wrote " If you wanted to sum up the relative position of Britain and America in this century – the ebbing away of the pink areas of the map, the fading of national self-confidence as Uncle Sam proceeded to colonise the globe with fizzy drinks and Hollywood – you could do it like this: they had Star Trek, we had Blake's 7 ... No ' boldly going ' here: instead, we got the boot stamping on a human face which George Orwell offered as a vision of humanity's future in Nineteen Eighty-Four.
" Reviewing the book, David Caute wrote: " One keeps asking of Hobsbawm: didn't you know what Deutscher and Orwell knew?
George Orwell wrote about the song in his 1946 essay Riding Down from Bangor.
On 1 April 1936, Orwell rented a cottage in a remote village in Hertfordshire where he wrote up " The Road to Wigan Pier ".
" When it came to marrying, Orwell wrote to Gorer that " I should never be economically justified in marrying, so might as well be unjustified now as later ".
Orwell wrote that in the context of a war against Fascism, pacifism was " objectively pro-Fascist ".

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Lynne Truss stated that " Samuel Beckett spliced his way merrily through such novels as Molloy and Malone Dies, thumbing his nose at the semicolon all the way ," " James Joyce preferred the colon, as more authentically classical ; P. G. Wodehouse did an effortlessly marvellous job without it ; George Orwell tried to avoid the semicolon completely in Coming up for Air, ( 1939 )," " Martin Amis included just one semicolon in Money ( 1984 )," and " Umberto Eco was congratulated by an academic reader for using no semicolons in The Name of the Rose ( 1983 ).
Coming Up for Air is a novel by George Orwell, first published in June 1939, shortly before the outbreak of World War II.
This was the plain, decent, bread-and-sunlit world that Orwell recalled so nostalgically the further it retreated from him ; eventually he would write Wellsian of this kind, in Coming Up For Air.
The writers Peter Stansky and William Abrahams, in their 1972 The Unknown Orwell, noted :" Eric Blair looked back unforgivingly on the world before 1914-it was that world that had sent him to his prep school-while George Orwell could believe it was superior to what came after it, and looked back to it nostalgically in Coming Up for Air.
Despite returning several times, Orwell was characteristically acerbic about his time in Hayes, camouflaging it lightly as West Bletchley in Coming Up for Air, as Southbridge in A Clergyman's Daughter, and joking in a letter to author / friend Frank Jellinek:
* George Bowling, the main character in Coming Up for Air by George Orwell, lived in Ealing before moving to West Bletchley.

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He taught French for a year at Eton, where Eric Blair ( later to become George Orwell ) and Stephen Runciman were among his pupils, but was remembered as an incompetent and hopeless teacher who couldn ’ t keep discipline.
In the essay section of his novel 1985, Anthony Burgess states that Orwell got the idea for Big Brother from advertising billboards for educational correspondence courses from a company called Bennett's, current during World War II.
In 2000, after the U. S. version of the CBS program " Big Brother " premiered, the Estate of George Orwell sued CBS and its production company " Orwell Productions, Inc ." in federal court in Chicago for copyright and trademark infringement.
With Nineteen Eighty-Four, Orwell taps into the anti-communist fears that would continue to haunt so many in the West for decades to come.
David Janssen ( March 27, 1931 – February 13, 1980 ) was an American film and television actor who is best known for his starring role as Dr. Richard Kimble in the television series The Fugitive ( 1963 – 1967 ), the starring role in the 1950s hit detective series Richard Diamond, Private Detective ( 1957 – 60 ), and as Harry Orwell on Harry O.
The Committee also presented the George Orwell Award for Honesty and Clarity in Public Language for 1975-76 to Professor Hugh Rank who created the pattern.
Orwell also uses the technique of false document in an appendix to the same novel, titled " The Principles of Newspeak ," where Orwell offers a linguistic guide to Oceania's official language, Newspeak from the perspective of the country's ruling party, along with policy prescriptions for how the language may develop in the future.
A colleague, Roger Beadon, recalled ( in a 1969 recording for the BBC ) that Orwell was fast to learn the language and that before he left Burma, " was able to speak fluently with Burmese priests in ' very high-flown Burmese.
Orwell was now working on Keep the Aspidistra Flying, and also tried unsuccessfully to write a serial for the News Chronicle.
Orwell set out for Spain on about 23 December 1936, dining with Henry Miller in Paris on the way.
In the first week of July 1937 Orwell arrived back at Wallington ; on 13 July 1937 a deposition was presented to the Tribunal for Espionage & High Treason, Valencia, charging the Orwells with ' rabid Trotskyism ', and being agents of the POUM.
Orwell was also able to find a more sympathetic publisher for his views in Frederic Warburg of Secker & Warburg.
In the latter part of his stay at the clinic Orwell was able to go for walks in the countryside and study nature.
Myers secretly funded a trip to French Morocco for half a year for Orwell to avoid the English winter and recover his health.
Orwell also submitted his name to the Central Register for war effort but nothing transpired.
Orwell was declared " unfit for any kind of military service " by the Medical Board in June, but soon afterwards found an opportunity to become involved in war activities by joining the Home Guard.

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