George Orwell Essay | Student Essay

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George Orwell: "The Essence of Being Human"

Summary: This essay analyzes George Orwell's quotation: "The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection...that one is prepared in the end to be defeated, and broken up by life, which is the inevitable price of fastening one's love upon other human individuals."
To Love and to attain perfection are two of the most idealized aspirations in the society that I live in today. In no way can I fully comprehend exactly, the society in which George Orwell lived in back in 1949, when he wrote Shooting an Elephant, or the society that Gandhi lived in, during the late 1800s, to whom Orwell reflects upon when he states that: "The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection...that one is prepared in the end to be defeated, and broken up by life, which is the inevitable price of fastening one's love upon other human individuals." In disagreement with Orwell's quotation, I believe that our inner consciousness is always striving to achieve perfection in everything that we do; this pressure is placed upon us by society, specifically our friends, family, coaches, administration...

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