Day: April 8, 2011

1984 by George Orwell

1984 – George Orwell

Intro There was a time when I claimed George Orwell to be my favorite author. I like his pessimism, which is not very surprising since I am, I think, a natural pessimist. And of course, I like this novel. I read this book mainly because I was born on the same year. What happened in 1984? What was supposed to happen in 1984? Although the cover of my copy is a bit dark and foreboding, I totally had no idea that this book is going to shake me for some time. So it is that intense. Although I like this book, I can’t say that I understood it as deeply as a serious literature professor would do. But I think I understood it enough for me to like it. The Rhapsody Alright, so I was yakking about how I liked this book and all, but I vaguely remember the details. I think the protagonist is Winston, but the most important character, if it is to be considered a character, is Big Brother. I say it …