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George Orwell Webquest Essay

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Topic I ­ Background for 1984 
1. George Orwell’s real name was Eric Arthur Blair, and he was born in Motihari, India  2. Orwell wrote the novel ​
Burmese Days​
, and got it published. The book is a bitter 
depiction of prejudice and corruption in imperial Burma and is based on his  experiences there. Orwell spent six months fighting in the Spanish Civil War on the  side of the left­wing Republican government, which was under attack from General  Francisco Franco's fascists. Orwell volunteered for an anti­Stalinist unit. He was shot  in the throat by a ...

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