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Nineteen Eighty-four and Animal Farm: a prophesy or a personal cry of warning?
2002 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This essay is an attempt to describe how the author of the two novels Nineteen Eighty-four and Animal Farm, George Orwell, looked upon the world in the 1930´s and 40´s. The question is if these novels were to be considered as a relevant cry of warning, a prophesy at that time or if they just expressed the personal fears of the author. The essay examins how the events, charaters and symbols in the novels can be compared with reality at that time, a time when totalitarianism was a big issue in many countries and especially in the Soviet Union under Stalin. The attention surrounding the novels shows that they made a deep impression all over the world and the question is, was it a prophesy or just the personal fears of a man named George Orwell?

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Keyword [en]
Social Behaviour Law, Orwell, engelska, English literature
Keyword [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-47635ISRN: LTU-CUPP--02/011--SELocal ID: 52b20db7-c232-4e44-ac2b-fe6e6ae0b04eOAI: diva2:1020963
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Educational program
English, bachelor's level
Validerat; 20101217 (root)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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