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A Collection of Essays Chapter Summary & Analysis - England Your England Summary

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England Your England Summary

Part 1 - The nation of England is embroiled in World War II, and as Orwell writes the essay, German airplanes are bombing London. In England and other modern nations, the strength of patriotism and national loyalty is displayed. Although patriotism is nearly everywhere, national differences indeed exist - that is to say, Germany is different from England, which is in turn different from France. Although it is often difficult to realize the national flavor of one's home country, the flavor is nevertheless present. There is, for example, something recognizable and distinctive about English culture. Although England has changed and will continue to change, it remains characteristically English; it could not, for example, become Germany through gradual change any more than a turnip seed could slowly grow into a parsnip.

Part 2 - National characteristics are not always easy to define, but English characteristics include...

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