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Why george orwell chose that name?

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Asked by Gaurav vyas, 11 May '11 01:04 pm
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His real name was Eric Arthur Blair. He did not want to write in his real name but opted to write in a pseudoname because he wanted to avoid potential embarrassment to his family for having been a tramp. Out of four pseudonames, i.e. P. S. Burton, Kenneth Miles, George Orwell, and H. Lewis Allways, he finally adopted the nom de plume George Orwel.
Answered by Francisco, 11 May '11 01:33 pm

 
  
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""Orwellian" describes the situation, idea, or societal condition that George Orwell identified as being destructive to the welfare of a free society. It connotes an attitude and a policy of control by propaganda, surveillance, misinformation, denial of truth, and manipulation of the past, including the "unperson" a person whose past existence is expunged from the public record and memory, practiced by modern repressive governments. Often, this includes the circumstances depicted in his novels, particularly Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Orwell's ideas about personal freedom and state authority developed when he was a British colonial administrator in Burma. He was fascinated by the effect of colonialism on the individual person, requiring acceptance of the idea that the colonialist oppressor exists only for the good of the oppressed person and people.
There has also been a great deal of discourse on the possibility that Orwell galvanized his ideas of oppression during his experience, and hi ...more
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Answered by valobasa, 11 May '11 01:08 pm

 
  
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