[Reading] ➶ Animal Farm By George Orwell – Heartforum.co.uk George Orwell s timeless and timely allegorical novel a scathing satire on a downtrodden society s blind march towards totalitarianism All animals are equal, but some animals are equal than others A f George Orwell s timeless and timely allegorical novel a scathing satire on a downtrodden society s blind march towards totalitarianism All animals are equal, but some animals are equal than others A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned a razor edged fairy tale for grown ups that records the evolution from revolution against tyranny to a totalitarianism just as terrible When Animal Farm was first published, Stalinist Russia was seen as its target Today it is devastatingly clear that wherever and whenever freedom is attacked, under whatever banner, the cutting clarity and savage comedy of George Orwell s masterpiece have a meaning and message Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB still ferociously fresh.
Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English author and journalist His work is marked by keen intelligence and wit, a profound awareness of social injustice, an intense opposition to totalitarianism, a passion for clarity in language, and a belief in democratic socialismIn addition to his literary career Orwell served as a police officer with the Indian Imperial Police in Burma from and fought with the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War from Orwell was severely wounded when he was shot through his throat Later the organization that he had joined when he joined the Republican cause, The Workers Party of Marxist Unification POUM , was painted by the pro Soviet Communists as a Trotskyist organization Trotsky was Joseph Stalin s enemy and disbanded Orwell and his wife were accused Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB of rabid Trotskyism and tried in absentia in Barcelona, along with other leaders of the POUM, in However by then they had escaped from Spain and returned to England Between and , Orwell worked on propaganda for the BBC In , he became literary editor of the Tribune, a weekly left wing magazine He was a prolific polemical journalist, article writer, literary critic, reviewer, poet, and writer of fiction, and, considered perhaps the twentieth century s best chronicler of English culture Orwell is best known for the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty Four published in and the satirical novella Animal Farm they have together soldcopies than any two books by any other twentieth century author His book Homage to Catalonia, an account of his experiences as a volunteer on the Republican Animal Farm PDF Ä Paperback side during the Spanish Civil War, together with numerous essays on politics, literature, language, and culture, have been widely acclaimed Orwell s influence on contemporary culture, popular and political, continues decades after his death Several of his neologisms, along with the term Orwellian now a byword for any oppressive or manipulative social phenomenon opposed to a free society have entered the vernacular.
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