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Transcript of George Orwell.
Why he writes
*Ego.-Desire to seem clever, to be talked about, to be remembered after death, to get your own back on the grown-ups who doubted you in childhood,
* Aesthetic enthusiasm. Perception of beauty in the external world, or, on the other hand, in words and their right arrangement.
* Historical impulse.- Desire to see things as they are, to find out true facts
* Political purpose. - Desire to push the world in a certain direction, to change other peoples’ idea of the kind of society that they should strive after
Literary elements, motifs, and writing style
use a metaphor, simile or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print.
use a long word where a short one will do.
it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out.
use the passive where you can use the active.
use a foreign phrase, a scientific word or a jargon word if you can think of an everyday English equivalent.
Orwell is best known for two novels, Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four
His life and major accomplishments
purpose of his most notable works
He was a man of strong opinions who addressed some of the major political movements of his times, including imperialism, fascism and communism.
*Passion-When he was younger he engaged in many literary activities