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George Orwell, 1984

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Francisca Peña Díaz

on 14 August 2013

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Transcript of George Orwell, 1984

The cartoons we watch on t.v
Our Society and 1984
The Indian Treasure
Eric Arthur Blair: born on 25th June 1903
in Motihari, India.
Family tree and early life
Richard Walmesley Blair
Ida Mabel Blair
Marjorie and Avril
First encounter with
literature at the age of 11
Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge

Life in England
Travelling over the world
In India he enrolled in the Indian Imperial police

He worked in Paris and then went
back to London

Eileen O'Shaughnessy
Historical Context
His viewpoint
A committed socialist
The bullet which almost killed him
Back in England, he was diagnosed tuberculosis
Nineteen eighty-four
Cold War 1947
United States and The Soviet Union
started to impose their ideologies to the world.
In the line of success
Propaganda everywhere convincing people to whom they should hate and who the enemies were, though they really did not know each other.
1941, he began working for the
Eastern Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation --> WWII
At the same time, he was working for "The Observer"
Orwell's works
Orwell's Influences
Somerset Maugham (France)
Jack London (U.S)
Charles Dickens (U.K)
Herman Melville (U.S)
Jonathan Swift (Ireland)
Down and out in Paris and London
Burmese Days (1935)
A Clergyman's Daughter (1931)
Keep the Apsidistra Flying (1932)
The Spike [First essay] (1933)

The road to Wigan Pier

Homage to Catalonia (1938)
Animal Farm (1945)
1984 (1949)

The way we live
The music we listen to
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