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Describe George Orwell's writing style.?

Describe his style of writing based on his work "Animal Farm".

Do not tell me about the book, just Orwell's personal writing style.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    His style? It was always simple, clear, direct and unadorned. He had an obsession with prosaic precision and his hallmark style of plain, straight forward English was well-known.

    Here are some of his writing tips:

    "A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus:

    What am I trying to say?

    What words will express it?

    What image or idiom will make it clearer?

    Is this image fresh enough to have an effect?

    And he will probably ask himself two more:

    Could I put it more shortly?

    Have I said anything that is avoidably ugly?

    One can often be in doubt about the effect of a word or a phrase, and one needs rules that one can rely on when instinct fails. I think the following rules will cover most cases:

    Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print.

    Never use a long word where a short one will do.

    If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out.

    Never use the passive where you can use the active.

    Never use a foreign phrase, a scientific word, or a jargon word if you can think of an everyday English equivalent.

    Break any of these rules sooner than say anything outright barbarous. "

    Point of View

    The third person point of view traditionally used for fables and fairy tales is the one Orwell chooses for Animal Farm, his tale of an animal rebellion against humans in which the pigs become the powerful elite.

    The storyteller in this case, as is also typical of the fable, tells the reader only what is needed to follow the story and the bare minimum about each character, without overt commentary. Orwell focuses on the bewilderment of the simple beasts—the horses, birds, and sheep—in the face of their manipulation by the pigs, eliciting sympathy from the reader."

    The whole book exemplifies his style as described above. And, in Orwell's case, the old saying - The style is the man - was never truer.

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  • 3 years ago

    George Orwell Writing Style

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  • 1 decade ago

    I love Orwell!! Im only 14 and have read 1984 and Animal Farm.

    Anyway, I would say that Orwell has a very distinct philosophical way of writing out situations. He can turn something that we would view as a minor incident into something political and profound.

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  • 5 years ago

    RE:

    Describe George Orwell's writing style.?

    Describe his style of writing based on his work "Animal Farm".

    Do not tell me about the book, just Orwell's personal writing style.

    Thank You.

    Source(s): describe george orwell 39 writing style: https://trimurl.im/c30/describe-george-orwell-39-s...
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  • 1 decade ago

    Visionistic

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  • Rose
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    4 years ago

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    Effluent, honest, provocative. That's how I would describe it, at least. ;]

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  • 1 decade ago

    I'm not sure but it was kind of different... and boring! Although it was interesting the way he wrote...

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  • 1 decade ago

    it is always like swallowing glass the first75-100pgs. then it picks up or the average person reads cliffs notes. sorry,but i had to read a lot of that stuff.

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