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Title: George Orwell An overview


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George OrwellAn overview
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George Orwell
  • Born 1903 Died 1950
  • Eric Arthur Blair
  • Raised in India A British Colony
  • Was poorer than classmates at private school
  • Helped develop class consciousness

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George Orwell
  • Served as Imperial police officer
  • Made him hate Imperialism
  • Lived hand to mouth with the poor of London
  • Served in the Spanish Civil War to fight Fascism
  • On Socialist side

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George Orwell
  • WWII Broadcaster and writer against Hitler and
    Mussolini

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George Orwell
  • Other important works
  • 1984 published 1947
  • Big Brother is watching
  • Numerous Essays
  • Shooting an Elephant
  • Politics and the English Language
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