Tag Archives: George Orwell

The Ancient Art of Writing Letters

Dear reader, I love receiving handmade things. So, I was ecstatic to receive this postcard from a fellow classmate. You probably think this postcard is pretty strange, especially since he’s addressing me as “comrade.” I’ll explain. We were assigned to make postcards as if we were in the age of Big Brother (from George Orwell’s 1984). […]

1984 and Topics of Discussion

Dear reader, 1984 is absolutely fantastic. The novel is unlike any book I had to read for school before. I’m not hating on the other books I was forced to read, but 1984 is a book I would’ve read even if I wasn’t assigned to read it. It’s mysterious, clever, creative… The only other dystopian books […]

Of Big Brother and Quotes

Dear reader, I started reading 1984 by George Orwell recently, and I’m super stoked about it! I’ve heard great things about this particular novel. I’ve read Orwell’s Animal Farm, and I absolutely loved it. This famous quote from the book kept ringing in my ear throughout the novel: “All animals are equal, but some animals are […]