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- What was George Orwell's name when he was born in 1903 in Motihari, Bengal?
George Orwell was born Eric Hugh Blair.
- Did you know that George Orwell worked......
for twenty years as a British civil servant in India?
- Did you know that George Orwell worked.....
for five years (1922-27) in Burma as an officer of the Indian Imperial Police?
- When and why did George Orwell die?
George Orwell died on January 21, 1950, of a tubercular hemmorage, as he was about to leave for a sanitarium in Switzerland.
- Animal Farm was a parody of what?
Animal Farm was a parody of Stalinist Russia, which intended to show that Russia was not a true democratic Socialist country.
- What was Orwell's first novel?
Down and Out in Paris and London.
- What novel is based upon a war Orwell fought in?
Homage to Catalonia. Catalonia is a region in Spain. Orwell fought in the Spanish Civil War on the side of the royalists who opposed Franco and his totalitarian regime in the mid-1930's.
- In the book 1984, Syme, who works in the Outer Party, is what type of specialist?
He was a philologist (specialized in Newspeak) in the Research Department.
- In the book "1984", according to Winston freedom is the freedom to say what?
It is the freedom to say, "Two plus two makes four."
- In the book "1984", what is the final tragedy of the book?
He won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother.
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