Why I Write
Publish date: September 2nd 2004
Pages no: 119
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
This was my first non-fiction read of George Orwell. He is an outstanding writer with a clear style. The main essay in this book looks at the character of English people and English society during the time of World War II. I have read quite a bit about World War II, but the insights from a key co...
George Orwell is a towering figure in writing. He defined how we think of totalitarianism, and created a language that’s a tool to demonize any regime or opponent. That’s ironic, because this demonization is one thing Orwell avoided. He’s an unavoidable author whose status is almost mythic. He’s a s...
Moreso on how stuffed up the world was, and that's WHY he wrote, more than anything else.Quite informative and well written.