Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Politics And The English Language '

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An Analysis of George Orwell’s "Politics and the English Language” (1946). Orwell’s article on the English language is on point because it defines how people have become lazy in how they communicate with each other. This type of “slovenliness” is part of the problem in terms of why the English language is often misused by the speaker: “The slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts” (Orwell para.2). Due to the speaker’s laziness, the language becomes confused, and the person begins having “foolish thoughts” that do not have very good accuracy. This mental process is one way that Orwell defines the importance of language as a tool for clarity of thought, which is important when conveying a message to another person or group of people. Certainly, this is an important way to understand the poor use of language that was becoming a problem in the 1940s. Orwell wrote this article in 1946, which suggests that writers that do not know how to properly communicate their thoughts to the audience. In some ways, Orwell can be opinionated by using these terms ...
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