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His father, Richard Walmesley Blair was a civil servant for the British colonial government. In he moved with his mother and sister to England and was educated at Eton.
He began to write at an early age, and was even published in college periodicals, but he did not enjoy school. Orwell failed to win a university scholarship and without the opportunity to continue his education he went to Burma and served in the administration of the Indian Imperial Police from towhen he resigned in part due to his growing dislike of British imperialism, a dislike he vocalized in his essays Shooting an Elephantand A Hanging When Orwell returned to Europe he was in poor financial condition.
For the next two years he lived in Paris and then came to England as a school - teacher. Later he worked in a bookshop and decided to become a professional writer.
Starting in Orwell became a regular contributor to the New Adelphi, and in he assumed the name "George Orwell" by which he would become famous.
For his first novel he used his recent experience with poverty as inspiration and wrote Down and Out in Paris and London While teaching in a private school he published his second major work, Burmese Days Two years later Orwell married Eileen O'Shaugnessy.
During thes Orwell had adopted the views of a socialist and traveled to Spain to report on their civil war. He took the side of the United Workers Marxist Party militia and fought alongside them, which earned him a wound in the neck. It was this war that made him hate communism in favour of the English brand of socialism.
Orwell wrote a book on Spain, Homage to Catalonia, which was published in During the second World War Orwell served as a sergeant in the Home Guard and also worked as a journalist for the BBC, Observer and Tribune, where he was literary editor from to It was Animal Farm that made finally Orwell prosperous.
His other world wide success was Nineteen Eighty-Four, published inwhich Orwell said was written "to alter other people's idea of the kind of society they should strive after.
Eileen O'Shaugnessy, Orwell's wife died in and in he remarried to a woman named Sonia Brownell. Orwell's second marriage was short-lived however, as he died from tuberculosis in London on January 21, The story is told by an all-knowing narrator in the third person and takes place on a farm somewhere in England.
The owner of the farm is Mr. The action of this novel starts when the oldest pig on the farm, Old Major, calls all animals to a secret meeting in the big barn. He had a dream of a revolution against the cruel Mr Jones in the previous night and wanted to tell them about.
Three days later Major dies, but his dream gives the more intelligent animals a new outlook on life. The pigs, the most intelligent animals on the farm, instruct the other ones. During the period of preparation two pigs distinguish themselves as leaders, Napoleon and Snowball.
Napoleon is big, and although he isn't a good speaker, he can assert himself. Snowball is a better speaker, he is active and full of ideas.
Together with another pig, Squealer, an excellent speaker, they work out the theory of "Animalism". When Mr Jones comes home drunk some months later in the evening, he forgets to feed the animals. The animals break out of the barns and run to the house, to get the food.
When Mr Jones awakes he takes out his gun, but it is too late for him; all the animals fall over him and drive him off the farm. The animals destroy all whips, nose rings, reins, and all other instruments that have been used to suppress them. The same day the animals celebrate their victory with an extra ration of food.
The pigs make up the seven commandments, and they write them above the door of the big barn. Whatever goes upon two legs is an enemy.
Whatever goes upon four legs, or has wings is a friend.Animal Farm book report essays Many authors write about topics that they know and about historical events that are going on while they write their story.
In the book Animal Farm by George Orwell this is definitely true.
Orwell modeled many of his characters after Russian leaders. He ingeniously dep. George Orwell Animal Farm The Author: George Orwell (), whose real name was Eric Arthur Blair, was born in in Motihari, Bengal, India.4/4(1).
Orwell wrote Animal Farm to illustrate the way Stalinism had betrayed the ideals of the socialist revolution in the Soviet Union.
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As he put it, "I thought of exposing the Soviet myth in a story. Animal Farm is a book written by George Orwell whose real name was Eric Blair published in An all-knowing narrator in the third person tells the story of an animal revolution on a farm located somewhere in England.
Book Report 03AUGUST Animal Farm is at first glance a fable with a goofy plot and fun animal characters but once you look deeper it shows itself as a satire on Soviet Communism. It was written by George Orwell in at the end of World War II. Animal Farm is almost like a prequel to the book “”, which is also written by George Orwell.
One is the step by step process from freedom to tyranny while the other is a world that follows after the tyranny has been established.