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Orwell and Atwood

Over at the Guardian, Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale) talks about the works of george orwell (Animal Farm, 1984).

I read Animal Farm in high school. And by “read” I mean it was forced upon me like so many other reading assignments and, thus, I immediately discounted it. Alas, I was too young and stupid (as oppsoed to now where I’m old and stupid) to realize how good it could be. Also, the political symbolism within it was completely lost on me.

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1 Comment on Orwell and Atwood

  1. A subtle recantation

    In a somewhat undistinguished article in The Guardian, Margaret Atwood, without any fanfare, slips in the phrase, “I have written…

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