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George Washington And The American Revolution

- George Washington has established a country that has now lasted longer than any republic to ever exist. He led the American Revolution when he was very young served as the president of the United States of America for the first 8 years of the nation’s existence which lasted from 1789 to 1797 ("George Washington." Bio.com.). George Washington is seen as one of USA’s national treasurers because of the significant changes he made to the nation through his presidency and military career. George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia("George Washington." Bio.com.)....   [tags: United States, George Washington]

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The Incredible King George VI

- England has seen observed monarchs and royalties throughout its history. Kings and Queens have rendered everything in their power to uplift the spirits of the English people through times of war and depression. King George VI is not necessarily the most illustrious of these kings, yet his story and background is certainly a compelling one. His family, military background, unexpected coronation, and his WWII involvement has influenced England far more than most will ever know. For years, monarchs have ruled and impacted England; however, perhaps none was as unprepared yet imperative for the country’s social and jingoistic development as King George VI....   [tags: King George VI]

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George Washington : The First President

- Many know George Washington for his debut as the first president, but little know the history behind George Washington’s childhood, and some of the things that influenced him to make the decisions he did. He served in several positions, even refusing payment for some of his roles, and even contributed some of his own funds to help the national budget. What was life like for George growing up. Many people have heard of Wakefield, but not everyone knew that it was actually located in Virginia. George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in a small town in Virginia....   [tags: George Washington, American Revolutionary War]

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George Washington : A True Hero

- George Washington: A True Hero In this day and age, George Washington’s name is so acclaimed and reputable, it holds a significant amount of meaning in itself. Not much has changed in the 239 years since he became a national hero to the people of a land who yearned to be free from British oppression. Far back into the past, becoming a hero may have meant committing dangerous and magnificent feats, and that still holds somewhat true today. George Washington, however, is especially known for his battle strategies, military tactic and leading America to freedom....   [tags: George Washington, American Revolutionary War]

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The Legacy Of George Washington

- There are a few people in our history that any person would know who they are. So many important people, events, places and dates to remember. Yet, there are few people who are remembered by all for who they were and what they did. George Washington would be one of the few people. This man accomplished so many great things during his life, molding and building the future for our country. Augustine Washington was an ambitious man who owned mills, slaves and raised tobacco. His first wife died and he remarried to a woman named Mary ball in 1731....   [tags: George Washington, American Revolutionary War]

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The People Of The Abyss By George Orwell

- ... 1984 is one of Orwell 's most well-crafted novels being known for his writing portraying the dystopian society. Totalitarianism is a very popular theme in 1984 and was being used to portray the emotions Orwell felt while in Spain, Germany, and during the Soviet Union where he watched dictators commit atrocities that would forever change his views. While writing 1984 in 1949, at the dawn of the nuclear age and before televisions had yet to be released, Orwell created the worst human society imaginable in his mind....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Barker's Life and Accomplishments

- George Barker was a famous England poet. A quote from one of his poems says it best. “She is a procession no one can follow after” is taken from “A Sonnet to My Mother.” This quote refers to how special George’s mother was to him as his poetry was to the England. George’s poetry was important to the world (Barker 2006). George Barker’s early life began in England. Barker was born on February 26, 1913. He was born in Essex, England. His mother was Irish, and his dad was English. George and his parents were poor and lived in an area of west London....   [tags: english literature, george barker, poetry]

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`` Sea Oak `` By George Saunders

- Society tends to encourage virtuous qualities such as kindness, patience and optimism, indeed, these are virtuous qualities that could make up potential leaders and role models. But, the irony is that in some circumstances virtues can become a hindrance not just to yourself, but the people around you as well. This happened to Aunt Burnie, a gentle caretaker of the narrator and two girls Min and Jade, in George Saunders’ “Sea Oak”. Due to burglary, Aunt Burnie’s life came to an end, but due to strange circumstances she was resurrected....   [tags: Family, Virtue, Life, George Saunders]

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The Party Of Oceania By George Orwell

- The Party of Oceania as the most important to humans. If the party does not have power then the humans have lost. They view individuality as a problem. An example would be on page 264,1984, By George Orwell; O’Brien says, “Alone-free- the human being is always defeated. - If he can escape from his identity, if he can merge himself in the party so that he is the party, then he is all-powerful and immortal”. This shows that the party believes ones individuality needs to be put aside and the individual must submit to the party in order to be powerful....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Shooting An Elephant By George Orwell

- ... Orwell was growing into deep hatred of his surroundings, his job and the emotions that were now taking up residence within him. Feeling oppressed by Imperialism Orwell had secretly been on the side of the Burma natives, all the while having feelings of disdain for the British Empire he served. The cruel and poor conditions of the kept prisoners could be felt in every word written, from the detailed health conditions, the cages the prisoners lived in. Not to mention the bruising and whelped scars on their bodies from being flogged by bamboo shoots....   [tags: George Orwell, Burma, Shooting an Elephant]

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George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- Symbols in 1984 Oppression from the government leads people to rebel. In George Orwell’s 1984, main characters, Julia and Winston, experience this first hand. The totalitarian society that they live in tries to corrupt them but proves unsuccessful. Throughout the novel, Julia and Winston encounter challenges that bring to the surface some symbols that represent the past, the injustice from the government, and the rebellion against the Party. The glass paper weight that Winston purchases in Mr. Charrington’s shop represents the perfect world that no longer exists....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- In George Orwell’s book, 1984, the main character Winston is forced to live where the government has complete control over him and the rest of society. The government watches and listens to the citizens 24/7. He knows things are not right and is hateful towards the way the totalitarian government is treating him and others. He is aware that the government is not right because he remembers the way it used to be before the totalitarian government. Because of this, he tries to rebel for himself and also the future generations....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Fear And Hysteria By George Orwell

- Fear and Hysteria in Society Rebellion, protests and freedom is a thing of the present day and to a certain extent is a given right, but what would society be like without control of the people and with a Gruesome leader such as Big Brother. In 1984 by George Orwell, Big Brother cuts of all sense of privacy and puts in secret police in their lives to keep control of order and construction in Oceania. False memories influence the way of life and creates three kinds of people, those who believe and honor Big Brother himself, those who go on with life day by day doing what their told and people like Winston and Julia who want freedom and happiness....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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The Portrayal of Bertha in "The Lifted Veil" by George Eliot

- The Lifted Veil is a novella written by George Eliot, which was originally published in 1859. The novella fits in well with the typical style of the Victorian era. However, George Eliot’s usual style was realistic, so when The Lifted Veil was written, it was the complete opposite of what was expected from her. The Lifted veil is a good example of horror fiction. It explores a wide variety of different themes, including extra sensory perception, foresight, insight, Victorian stereotypes, marriage and the Victorian ideals of womanhood....   [tags: George Eliot]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- In the novel Animal Farm, George Orwell shows the readers how language can used as effective weapon to control people.Orwell uses the animals in the Animal Farm to reflect the events that lead to Russian Revolution War in 1917. This book is about the animal’s life after rebellion and how totalitarianism was formed. The strong rhetorical skills and the manipulation of language in George Orwell’s Animal Farm grabs the attention of the readers very well and connects The Animal Farm starts when Old Major who is the oldest pig on the farm encourages other animals to rebel and take over the farm which is owned by Mr.Jones....   [tags: Animal Farm, Rhetoric, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Max Pfeiffer-Frederick Pre-AP English 1 March 19, 2016 Outside Reading Card – Animal Farm by George Orwell MLA Citation: Orwell, George. Animal Farm (Penguin Modern Classics). New York: Penguin Books Ltd, 2000. 2. Provide a detailed plot summary: The story begins on a farm called The Manor. The farm is owned by a guy named Mr. Jones. He is a mean man who treats his animals cruelly, and uses them for profit. For example, he drowns old dogs when they are no longer of use and he slaughters anything thing that will make him money and buy him more whiskey....   [tags: Animal Farm, George Orwell, The Animals]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Arne Tiselius once said, “We live in a world where unfortunately the distinction between true and false appears to become increasingly blurred by manipulation of facts, by exploitation of uncritical minds, and by the pollution of the language.” Animal Farm by George Orwell is a satirical parallel to the Russian revolution, in which a small group of pigs use their heightened intellect to deceive the intellectually inferior. In doing this, they obtained and maintained positions of power after the successful revolution of Animal Farm....   [tags: Animal Farm, The Animals, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm, By George Orwell

- ... During these years, Orwell witnessed Imperialism at its worst conditions where he saw hangings, floggings, and filthy prisons, and he “was forced to assert a superiority over the Burmese which he never really felt” (Orwell, Such 439). Little economic and cultural progress was made and Orwell left this situation with the conviction that Imperialism was too evil to risk one 's life for. He had an intense hatred for inequality and oppression through his experience in India and England. So to him came a desire for a society in which class privileges would not exist....   [tags: Communism, Soviet Union, George Orwell]

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George Harvey Strait : The King Of Country

- George Harvey Strait, is a an American singer, actor, songwriter, and music producer, known as the “King of Country”, of the twentieth century to present. Strait was a vocalist blessed with good looks and a vibrant personality. He is one of the most influential and popular recording artists of all time. George was a 50s baby. He is also known for his neotraditionalist country style, cowboy look , and being one of the first and main country artists to bring country music back to its roots and away from the pop country era in the 1980s....   [tags: George Strait, Country music]

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George Frideric Handel was the Greatest Composer

- Frideric Handel was the greatest composer during the Baroque period, one of his famous works was “Julius Caesar” the opera seria. George Frideric Handel was born on February 23, 1685 in Halle, Germany. Handel was known as the greatest composer during the Baroque era. Handel was most famous for the Messiah a English Ontario. This great composer also wrote the great opera seria known as “Julius Caesar” which was performed first in London, England in 1724. The opera seria quickly became popular and was toured in several other cities....   [tags: George Frideric Handel, ]

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George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- George Orwell 's "Shooting an Elephant is a multifaceted essay that sheds light on the negative connotations that lie within Imperialism specifically in Burma, India. In Orwell 's writing he always finds a way to tackle prominent issues and mask them within stories that leave the reader thinking but without knowing, some examples of his works being his critically acclaimed novels Animal Farm and 1984. In “Shooting an Elephant”, he illustrates through a first person narration the actions of a British officer in Burma India and alludes that the title holds more than just “shooting an elephant.” Orwell shows the narrator and his inner turmoil in the face of the killing of an elephant in Burma a...   [tags: George Orwell, Burma, Imperialism]

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Man and Superman, by George Bernard Shaw

- In the Man and Superman play George Bernard Shaw uses many ideas from the time to make one of the best romantic comedies of its time. In this Realism era playwrights would use many tactics to make their plays the most realistic. “All the plays have similar elements such as the trait that all plays shall seem like real people in real scenarios, secrets known to the audience but not other characters, and each individual act repeats the general action of the entire play.” (Hompage.smc.edu) These elements are easily seen in the play, with twists to them....   [tags: man and superman, , george bernard]

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Brainwashing of Constituents in George Orwell's "1984"

- Eric Blair wrote the novel 1984 under the pseudonym George Orwell. The original title of 1984 was The Last Man in Europe, however, the title was changed for unknown purposes. It has been speculated that the change in title was done because it was a mere reversal of the last two digits of the year in which it was written. The novel was first received with conflicting acclamations and criticisms. Those who provided acclamation for the novel believed that it portrayed the impending possibility of the future and what it might bring....   [tags: George Orwell, 1984, government,]

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George Orwell’s 1984 and the Internet

- In the United States of America, over 85 percent of people use the internet more than once in a single day (Internet Society). Why is it that this sensation called the internet is becoming such a phenomenon. Simply because all the services that the internet has to offer, but how could this fantastic internet be composed of only positive services. Here’s what is kept in the dark. The internet, also known as cyberspace or interweb, has an impeccable memory. With this said, this means that the internet stores every piece of information ever logged in the depths of the web....   [tags: George Orwell, 1984]

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Shooting An Elephant By George Orwell

- ... “I had made up in my mind that the whole thing was a pack of lies” (pg.327) He thought the stories of a destructive elephant on the loose was just another trick by the Burmans. Orwell went through further humiliation by being insulted. “The insults hooted me when I was at a safe distance” (pg.323) Burmans took to calling the author names, which made him resent his career. “I hated it more bitterly than I can perhaps make clear.” (pg.323) While George Orwell tried to convey how much the insults bothered him, but did not feel like he made his hatred of them clear enough....   [tags: George Orwell, Burma, Shooting an Elephant, Musth]

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The Novel ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- The novel 1984 is one that has sparked much controversy over the last several decades. It harbors many key ideas that lie at the root of all skepticism towards the book. With the ideas of metaphysics, change, and control in mind, George Orwell wrote 1984 to provide an interesting story but also to express his ideas of where he believed the world was heading. His ideas were considered widely ahead of their time, and he was really able to drive home how bleak and colorless our society really is. Orwell wrote this piece as a futuristic, dystopian book which contained underlying tones of despair and deceit....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Big Brother]

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The World Of Oceania By George Orwell

- In the world of Oceania, the government controls every aspect of their citizens lives. In this totalitarian state, the ‘party’ wants ultimate power over every one of its citizens. The party controls the past, the party controls the present, and the party controls the future. To maintain this status, the party employs a series of extreme tactics to ensure the removal of any citizens who might rebel against the Oceanian government. Through methods of manipulation and reality control, the people of Oceania are left with weak perceptions of reality and are denied the ability to decipher what is real and what is not....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Mind]

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`` Children Of Men `` By George Orwell

- ... Syd gives them instructions. The scene begins in a medium shot he opens the back door of his vehicle he leans in and proceeds to whisper, “ All right. You 're fugees now.” He makes a swift movement as he turns to the group and the camera zooms towards him. He baby talks to the group, “Show Syd your fugee face”. And the camera begins to zoom out. Syd continues as his expression changes and he frowns, “Sad face” but is quick to correct himself, “Sad fugee face”. Syd looks over at Zee and in a polite manner confirms to her, “That’s good, That 's good”....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Dystopia]

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The Book 1984 By George Orwell

- The book 1984 written by George Orwell, George explains what would happen in life if the government controlled everything, including the minds of the citizens. George does a fine job at this by using a lot of imagery in his writing, everything can be visualized. 1984 was written right after World War 2 ended. Orwell’s intentions on writing it were to insure that a future as controlling as the books would never occur. The reading takes place in the London but the country has changed to Airstrip One....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Ministry]

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The Political Mind By George Lakoff

- How an individual frames oneself determines how the audience will view one. During the 2016 presidential debates, speeches, and other media airings of conservative presidential candidates, people who run for president get the chance to frame themselves in the way they want and the audience then unconsciously places its own narratives on them. Donald Trump is one of the Republican presidential candidates running in the election of 2016 and he is one to use framing as a strategy to gain recognition among the other presidential candidates....   [tags: President of the United States, George W. Bush]

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The McDonaldization of Society by George Ritzer

- McDonaldization is a term used by sociologist George Ritzer in his book The McDonaldization of Society (1993). It occurs when a culture possesses the characteristics of a fast-food restaurant. McDonaldization is a reconceptualization of rationalization, or moving from traditional to rational modes of thought, and scientific management. Where “Max Weber” used the model of the bureaucracy to represent the direction of this changing society, Ritzer sees the fast-food restaurant as having a more representative present-day model (Ritzer, 2004:553)....   [tags: society, culture, George Ritzer, McDonald´s ]

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The Country Of Oceania By George Orwell

- In the world of 1984, the country of Oceania is run by a figure known as Big Brother, a dictator type leadership. A man that goes my Winston sees through all of the lies and tries to fight back against this Big Brother and the party. In Orwell’s novel 1984 a so called hero, ‘Winston’ is supposed to be the one person that fights back against the party and Big Brother and even defeat them. George Orwell tried to make us believe that Winston was the saviour, but like every good story there 's always a tragedy....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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Shooting An Elephant By George Orwell

- After analyzing the evidence shown in “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell, it becomes evident that the victims in this essay are the Burmese. The British imperialised Burma and took control of the Burmese, which in result created a bitter Anti-European stigma within Burma. The Burmese were jailed, forced to cram in the ill kept cages of their lock-ups, and beat with bamboos. They were thought to be worthless, as the British claimed that “an elephant was worth more than any damn Coringhee coolie” (5)....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, British Empire, Imperialism]

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A Schizophrenic Life By George Orwell

- A schizophrenic Life George Orwell’s novel 1984 tells a grueling story about the country of Oceania and the mindless community that serves the government. The country is controlled by a party that follows the rules of the totalitarian government known as Ingsoc. The party has created a fictional figure known as Big Brother and posted his picture everywhere in the country with a slogan “Big Brother Is Watching You” (Orwell 2). The laws of the Oceania are very elaborate. They have control over all aspects of the prole’s lives, including their children, the way that they think through the language that they speak, their facial expressions and even their intimate relationships....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Newspeak]

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Animal Farm, By George Orwell

- Have you ever felt so hopeless in our world and society, like there is nothing being done, or even too much. George Orwell 's books, 1984 and Animal Farm, end with a feeling of despair and hopelessness. In 1984 ,a novel by George Orwell, the book ends with Winston sitting at a cafe writing two plus two equals five. Winston throughout the book is struggling to find a way to have his own thoughts, but not reveal to the party what his thoughts are. Eventually Winston is caught for thoughtcrime and taken into the ministry of love where he is tortured until he loves big brother....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Animal Farm, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- ... Personification is a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal is given human attributes. The non-human objects are portrayed in such a way that we feel they have the ability to act like human beings. Personification is used throughout the book to give the animals human features such as speech, morals and depth of thought. This is shown throughout the book ,but is particularly evident in the cow-shed scene where boxer is upset about potentially killing the stable boy “he is dead, boxer said sorrowfully” page 31 line 14....   [tags: Animal Farm, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Animal Farm, a novel by George Orwell, is a fable written to portray that a state of utopia can never be achieved. Orwell uses farm animals to allegorically represent a time in history when this is most true: the Russian Revolution. Readers follow the animals of Animal Farm, as they rebel against their master, Mr. Jones, and turn the farm into their own. A community of Animalism is achieved, where the animals work for themselves and no one but themselves. They quickly develop the maxim “four legs good, two legs bad” (Orwell 34) and come to the conclusion that “all animals are equal” (11)....   [tags: Animal Farm, Leon Trotsky, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Animal Farm in Depth Language is a double edged sword that can either empower or enslave, inspire or incapacitate, the various implications of language are practically limitless; Making language a significant medium to convey thought that is easy manipulate and can be left open for debate or interpretation. These characteristics of language contribute to its effectiveness in the sphere politics as language can also be used to example to obscure meaning or the true intentions of the speaker adding quite a deceptive nature to language as well....   [tags: Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Even those with the best of intentions can become corrupt when given power, as George Orwell so descriptively portrays in his allegorical novella Animal Farm. Animal Farm tells the story of a group of animals who, after living for years under the merciless rule of a drunk, careless farmer, one day rise up in rebellion. After driving the humans off their farm, the animals are left to create their own self-governed society. Based on the ideals of Communism, the animals’ gubernatorial structure at first seems appealing, promoting equality and a determination to create an independent, animal-only society....   [tags: Animal Farm, Leon Trotsky, George Orwell]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- Animal Farm Essay Lord Acton, the British historian once said, “Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.” In the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell, the author gives many examples of how power is used to manipulate and produce fear. In this book the main character, Napoleon, became a master of using various tactics to gain and maintain power over the rest of the animals. Napoleon used propaganda, manipulation and fear to gain more loyalty and power throughout the farm. Napoleon uses propaganda to persuade the animals in his favor and to change history....   [tags: Animal Farm, Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George W. Bush

- ... He does this to grab the attention of his audience (the American voters). He drops the bomb by saying “Fifteen years ago this Sunday, nearly 3,000 Americans were killed in the deadliest attack on the U.S. homeland in our history.” As Americans, we can immediately visualize the horrors of that fateful day, and Cheney knows this. He effectively uses the pathos of 9/11 to then bridge his main claim that defeating warring nations will take more than Obama has done in his tenure as U.S. president....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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Animal Farm By George Orwell

- ... Years later, we can also see that the views of equality have been forgotten and this can be seen in the living conditions of the animals. Despite the prosperity of the farm and the hard work of the animals who labored over it, the animals had very little while the pigs had much. Napoleon had told them that the truest happiness lies in working hard and living frugally, while at the same time he produces nothing from his own labor (121). Eventually this causes a revelation to the animals that the humans and the pigs were so similar that it was hard to even tell them apart....   [tags: Animal Farm, Political corruption, George Orwell]

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Government and Totalitarianism in "1984" by George Orwell

- 1984 by George Orwell is a very interesting book that has the power to lure the reader for a long time. Its cold and in a way scary tone, makes the reader feel as if he/she are really experiencing the events in the book. This means that the use and manipulation of the words are done in a unique way. This of course is George Orwell’s individual style. The novel has a number of up’s and down’s making the reader always be on his toes. Additionally the book has a numerous amount of themes and symbols, which help convey the world and atmosphere to the reader....   [tags: 1984, George Orwell, Totalitarianism, government, ]

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President George Washington : A Great Leader

- ... But people who around him were trusted in him because they know that he can do it. He is the only president an American history to be unanimously elected twice, president Washington established many crucial presidential presidents George Washington helped shape the office’s future role and powers, as George Washington helped shape the office 's future role and powers, as well as set both formal and informal precedents for future presidents. Washington believed that it was necessary to strike a delicate balance between making the presidency powerful enough to function effectively in a national government, while also avoiding any image of establishing a monarchy or dictatorship....   [tags: President of the United States, George Washington]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- George Orwell’s 1984, written in 1949 is a novel about what George Orwell thinks the future of the human race will look like. A frightening, and confronting novel, George Orwell explores the fine line between protection and oppression. Using ideas such as psychological manipulation, the dangers of totalitarianism, and control over the past, the present, and the future, George Orwell challenges the reader to enter and imagine this dystopia. Orwell explores the fine line between protection and oppression in society, by exploring the idea of totalitarianism....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- ... One of the first images Orwell provides is that of the “wretched [Burmese] prisoners huddling in the stinking cages of the lock-ups” (323). Seeing the gruesome, harmful side to Imperialism on a day to day basis flooded him with guilt, yet he “could get nothing into perspective” (323). Orwell allowed his pride as a European officer in India to fog his logic; he could not let himself look a fool in front of those who already despised him, despite the control he had over them. In the account, Orwell is called to handle a situation involving an elephant....   [tags: George Orwell, Burma, British Empire]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1984 ' By George Orwell

- Imagine living under a complete totalitarianism government, where everything is controlled by the government, all political, social and economic activities. The movements by the people in the society will be monitored by telescreens, people who have thoughts against or who are speaking out against the party or government will be prosecuted by the thought police. In George Orwell’s book 1984, the party has multiple methods of how to control the people using big brother to create fear, the telescreens to watch the movement of the people in the society and lastly the thought police to prosecute anyone who is against/speaking out against Big brother and the party....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- The novel 1984 by George Orwell was written as a warning to the world against the dangers of totalitarian government control and persecution of their people. This is still relevant today when we examine the way our government tries to regulate and control our lives. There is one constant item that will forever be in our lifetimes, which is surveillance… well, besides taxes and death of course. We live in an age where it is laughable to say that you’re alone and where privacy cannot be purchased with a set of sheets....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- ... These “Primal screens” as Ellen Goodman describes not only force us to “choose to turn [them] on and each other (family) off” but also to influence our moral values and sense of logic and reason. In 1984, similarly, the mind-controlling telescreens forced their citizenry to forget their childhood memories like Winston Smith(Orwell 259). Versatile Media is also used by the contemporary government to control our stance on foreign affairs and domestic abuse. For example, Russia’s Putin carries an Orwellian regime by censoring what is really happening to Syria by replacing them by old recordings of Ukrainian violence in 2013(theweek.com)....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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- 1984 by George Orwell, is a dystopian novel that depicts a nation ruled under a totalitarian regime. The narrator introduces Winston Smith, who is thirty nine years old and lives in an apartment building that smells of “boiled cabbage” in London. Winston works as an administrator in the records department of the Ministry of Truth, which spreads public falsehoods by rewriting historical documents to what the ministry approves. The beginning chapters contain the political realities of Oceanic future society: the Police Patrol surveil citizens through their windows along with the Thought Police, who contain insidious power and remain anonymous....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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- ... It is unfortunate to realize that Burma was just as helpless against the elephant’s destruction as they were against Britain’s. Orwell emphasizes this by saying “The Burmese population had no weapons and were quite helpless against it” (324). Another example of Orwell’s use of symbolism is the symbol of the dead coolie; in a similar fashion to describing the elephant’s rampage, Orwell uses the dead coolie as a model of downtrodden Burma. Orwell describes the coolie as flattened, beat, and disfigured with mud while at the same time making it clear that he died agonizingly....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant]

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- ... By doing this he commits thoughtcrime. He fears greatly the consequences of this action, if he were to be caught by the Thought Police. There is a woman named Julia who works in the same department as he who he hates vehemently from the start of the book. She is a member of the activist group, the Junior Anti- 1984: A Rhetorical analysis 3 Sex League, and he sees her as just another unquestioningly devout follower of the Party. One day she secretly slips him a note confessing her love for him in the hallway, and they begin an affair....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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- The novel 1984 by George Orwell presents the readers an image of a totalitarian society that explores a world of control, power, and corruption. The main idea of government control presents itself in the novel by protecting and listening to the people of Oceania. However, Orwell suggests giving too much power to the government is a mistake because eventually the decisions they make will not be about the people anymore but rather themselves. In 1984, the power and corruption the party has is overwhelming for the people....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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- George Orwell’s famous book 1984 is a dystopian novel written in the year 1949. Dystopian books are about a fiction world in which things may sound perfect to some people but not to all. In 1984 there are a few Unorthodox people and some who think about rebelling against the government and the leader Big brother, but only a few actually do it. Winston is a main character that works in the newspaper department changing all the news to what Big brother wants to hear. Julia works in the same building but on a different floor....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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- ... Big brother had even stated a way of them thinking “WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH” (Orwell 4). The way that the people would think if they believed this is that war is a good thing whereas freedom would be bad. Ignorance is strength would mean that if they ignore what the government is doing, then they would have “strength” by the definition of the government. This shows how they try to use their power against the people showing how they try to manipulate the population into however the leader wanted and did not want them thinking their own way....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' 1984 '

- Kaitlin Gleydura Mrs. Julian English IV-5 March 11, 2016 Deception in 1984 George Orwell’s novel, 1984, is a dystopian literary text that illuminates the tenets of totalitarian and authoritarian governance in most areas where the leaders seek total loyalty and near hero worship. It was published in 1949, but has since remained relevant because its details promoted authoritarian political constructs and the political leadership concepts that evolved in the globe over time. Set at Oceania province in Airstrip One, formerly known as Great Britain, the book displays an omnipresent government that institutes constant state surveillance on the people that it suspects to be a threat to its regime a...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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George Orwell 's ' Shooting An Elephant '

- In George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”, Orwell priorities the abuse of the Burmese people by the British Empire. Orwell uses the shooting of the elephant to the plight of the Burmese people and their unbroken will in some civil disobedience. The elephant represents a defiance of the British Empire. Also since he was seen as the figured head of the state he had to take action or ruin not only his own standings with the crowd but also with the face of the British Empire. When Orwell starts the essay he tells us how he was hated by the people....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, British Empire]

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- 1984 The term hero is one that has different meaning for different people. In a traditional literary sense, hero is most often associated with the designation, epic hero. An epic hero typically exhibits traits that common people do not. Winston Smith, the protagonist, in the George Orwell novel 1984, exhibits many of the typically accepted epic hero traits. Living under the control of a totalitarian regime, where even thoughts are monitored, Winston Smith feels compelled to be a man of action against his oppressors in ways that will surely end poorly....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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- ... Winston’s and Julia’s first prolonged physical meeting occurs at a war prisoner rally in the ironically named Victory Square, a setting which is used as a mechanism to explore the reactions of both persons to tension and pressure. This courtyard is packed with curious and enraged spectators and is monitored constantly by the government. Both characters express very different reactions to these circumstances. “Winston, at normal times the kind of person who gravitates to the outer edge of any kind of scrimmage, shoved, butted, squirmed his way forward into the heart of the crowd” (Orwell 144), whereas Julia “nipped nimbly round the lions at the base of the monument and joined in the rush...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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- ... Feeling oppressed by Imperialism Orwell secretly was on the side of the Burma natives, all the while having feelings of discuss for the British Empire he served. The cruel and poor conditions of the kept prisoners could be felt in every word written, from the detailed health conditions, the cages the prisoners lived in. not to mention the bruising and whelped scares on their bodies from being flogged by bamboo shoots. Orwell felt as he was nothing more than a “puppet” being dangled on strings by Evil Imperialism tyrants and by the Natives of Burma....   [tags: George Orwell, Burma, Shooting an Elephant]

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- ... With the condescending posters of big brother “watching you”, The Party invoked fear into the souls of all men. You could not think of betraying them without them finding out, and removing you from existence. People would disappear all over, and no one would question it. What courage would a single man have to stand up against an entire nation. It would be straight up suicidal to even think about fighting against the powers of The Party. Fear is used today to control people as well. ISIS uses terrorism and fear to control foreign countries....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell]

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- ... Thought the essay, many cause and effect relationships are established. One of these relationships can be observed very early in the essay. Early in the text, it is revealed to the reader that Orwell is serving as a British officer in the lower part of Burma; this is a cause. This cause results in two observable effects; one immediate and one eventual. The immediate effect of Orwell serving as an officer in Burma is that he becomes a clear target for the expression of the frustration of the oppressed Burmese people as noted in the following quote, As a police officer I was an obvious target and was baited whenever it seemed safe to do so”(Orwell)....   [tags: Burma, George Orwell, Causality]

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Abuse of Power in George Orwell’s Animal Farm

- Often times in a communist society, a leader’s use of language can lead to abuse of power. In George Orwell’s Animal Farm, the farm leaders, the pigs, use unknown language, invoke scare tactics, and create specific laws, thereby enabling them to control other animals, to suit their greedy desires, and to perform actions outside their realm of power. Because of the pigs’ use of broad language, implementation of scare tactics, and creation and manipulation of laws, they are able to get away with avoiding laws and convincing other animals into believing untrue stories and lies that are beneficial to the pigs....   [tags: George Orwell, Animal Farm]

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