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Essay | George Orwell: Author, Socialist, and Patriot

This student essay consists of approximately 13 pages of analysis of George Orwell.
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George Orwell: Author, Socialist, and Patriot

Summary: This essay speaks of George Orwell as a socialist writer. Part biographical, my thesis is that Orwell struggled to reconcile his patriotism to his socialist beliefs. NOTE: This essay, while it contains a few paragraphs about Animal Farm, is not a review of Animal Farm or 1984.
    Eric Blair, best known as George Orwell in political and literary circles, was one of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century. His clear and simple style of writing and his timeless political messages make him a popular writer to this day. While his writing has never found any scarcity of attention, his political beliefs have been separated somewhat from his writings since his death. Orwell was a patriot, from his early years in the Imperial Police Force to his death in 1950. While in Burma, Orwell came to hate the British imperial system and converted to socialism, and for the rest of his life he struggled, while sometimes contradicting himself, to reconcile his inborn patriotism with his socialist beliefs.

Eric Blair was born on June 25, 1903 in Bengal to a British Imperial officer and his wife. Blair attended St. Cyprian's, a...

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