Books vs Cigarettes by George Orwell – Summary and Analysis

George Orwell wrote his ‘Books versus Cigarettes‘ in 1946, an year later than his Animal Farm. This piece was published in The Tribune on February 8th in the same year. Orwell became the literary editor of The Tribune in 1943. He wrote several essays on problems affecting the British society. This one is about reading … Read moreBooks vs Cigarettes by George Orwell – Summary and Analysis

Summary and Analysis of George Orwell’s Why I Write

Why I Write by George Orwell: A Summary and Analysis Why do authors write? What is their purpose? Do they want recognition, money or other things? Is there anything common among writers? Orwell answers such several questions about writers and reading that boggle readers’ minds in ‘Why I Write’. Starting from his early childhood to … Read moreSummary and Analysis of George Orwell’s Why I Write

Orwell’s Shooting an elephant: Summary, Analysis & Essay Questions

‘Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell : Summary & Analysis’ Shooting an Elephant presents an account of George Orwell’s, (original name Eric Arthur Blair) life in Burma where he was posted as a subdivisional police officer of the British Imperial Police Force. The environment of Burma had an impact on Orwell and his works. It … Read moreOrwell’s Shooting an elephant: Summary, Analysis & Essay Questions

Summary and Analysis of George Orwell’s A Hanging

A Hanging by George Orwell Summary and Analysis Burma, now known as Myanmar, was an important influence on George Orwell’s works and life. The South East Asian country has featured over and again in Orwell’s works and particularly in his three novels, Burmese Days, Animal Farm and 1984. Orwell was born in India to a … Read moreSummary and Analysis of George Orwell’s A Hanging

Summary and analysis of Orwell’s You and the atomic bomb

George Orwell’s You and The Atomic Bomb: Summary & Analysis While many people have written about the Atom Bomb and its effects on world peace and unity, Orwell’s essay tackles the subject from a different angle. The essay is sarcastic as well as analytical and highlights some serious issues related with the possession of an … Read moreSummary and analysis of Orwell’s You and the atomic bomb