Posts tagged George Orwell

Book Review: “1984” by George Orwell

I decided to try a classic novel this time. I’d read this book when I was in high school and I didn’t remember much about it. After reading it again, I think I know why. It’s a very difficult book to read, kind of depressing, and filled with long passages of propaganda. I probably skipped […]


“A Hanging” by George Orwell

“Models for Writers: Short Essays for Composition” by Alfred Rosa and Paul Eschholz, University of Vermont, was obviously written for classroom purposes and I have the ninth edition published in 2007.  I’m not sure what level it was for, surely it was way after I was in school, but I found the essays to be […]