IB English B: Newspeak

George Orwell"s classic 1984 is back in vogue as I write this, in early 2017 - have a look at the blog entries 1984 revisited and 1984 revisited (again). It appears that this re-established popularity is because the Trump Administration"s attitudes to truth and to language are thought of as related to the kind of totalitarian control of Orwell"s Ingsoc, the English society of his imagined 1984 ... although you will see...

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