Tag: 1984

George Orwell: The Creation of an Orwellian Backbone as a Way towards Purifying the Human Condition.

George Orwell who experienced the horrors of imperial exploitation when working as a police officer in Burma began then to think of ways in which he could challenge corruption in politics, indeed in all human affairs, using his gift of language. Language for Orwell was man’s most creative as well as his most destructive tool.…

George Orwell Language and Politics

The key question we explored today was the link between Orwell’s view of the corruption of language in his essay “Politics and the English Language” and his tirade against the forces deliberately corrupting language in his dystopian novel 1984. Is there any kind of link between Orwell’s observations about the uses and abuses of language in these two…