Tag Archives: Orwell

The Confession and Absolution

The end of Nineteen Eighty-Four has Winston thinking to himself: He gazed up at the enormous face. Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark moustache. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Flog It

Another reminder that Thoughtcrimes on Nineteen Eighty-Four, my collection of expanded, adapted and occasionally all-new blogposts discussing various aspects of Nineteen Eighty-Four, is on sale for the Kindle from Amazon priced at less than eight cans of Ace. Also on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A Question of Symbols

One of the interesting things about Nineteen Eighty Four is that it is not really a literary novel. Its function is primarily political and ideological. It is entirely fair enough then, that Orwell’s characters and concepts have become part of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment