george orwell

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george orwell Eric Arthur Blair, most prominently known as George Orwell lived between the years of 1903-1950. His writings were influenced by both world events as well as his own personal experiences. Orwell displayed these influences in his last novel, Nineteen Eighty-four. George Orwell was born in Motihari, Bengal, India on June 25, 1903 ("Orwell" Grolier n.pag."). Orwell was only his pen name, while his real name was Eric Arthur Blair("Orwell" Compton n.pag.). He …

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…attending the St. Cyrian Prep. School. In the Spanish Civil War, Orwell saw the threats that a totalitarian government, such as communism, can possesses. He also observed all of the destruction of humanity that totalitarianism is capable of doing. During and after World War II, Orwell got a chance to view the war and all of the destruction it causes in its aftermath. When Orwell put these events together he constructed the novel Nineteen Eighty-four.