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By George Orwell

All animals are equivalent, yet a few animals are extra equivalent than others.

Drunken Mr Jones of Manor Farm has missed his cattle for too lengthy. In a burst of rebel fervour they get up and he's deposed, with the pigs taking cost of the newly named Animal Farm. every little thing runs easily, productiveness soars, and all animals are well-fed and satisfied. however the additional away the reminiscence of the revolution, the extra far-off look its beliefs, and while Boxer the workhorse is betrayed, the scary quantity of the pigs' corruption is printed. Orwell's 'fairy story', a scathing satire of Soviet communism, is as effective now because it used to be in 1945. Animal Farm is one among literature's so much electrifying examinations of strength and corruption.

George Orwell, born Eric Arthur Blair (1903 - 1950) used to be a instructor, novelist and journalist. He additionally served his state, together with in the house protect throughout the moment international warfare. He later turned the literary editor of the Tribune and wrote for the Observer and Manchester night information. the writer of 9 books, Orwell is healthier recognize for the allegorical Animal Farm (1945) and dystopian satire Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949). they've got long past directly to turn into of the main influential books of the 20th century.

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Or / sic Sc. Scots. sect. Sp. Sr. stz. v. trans. UK US USA v. viz. , vols vs. Greek Hebrew (Lat. id est) that is Illustrated London News Italian King James Version of the Bible (1611) kilometre Latin lire/pound line/s pound/s Master of Arts Middle English Member of Parliament manuscript, manuscripts note, notes nautical usage no date number obsolete Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Old English Oxford English Dictionary Old French Old Norse opus (Lat. work) ounce/s per annum, a year paragraph (Lat.

Work) ounce/s per annum, a year paragraph (Lat. here and there), throughout plural Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood part rupee Royal Academy shilling, as in 5/6, five shillings and sixpence (Lat. sicut) it is so (identifies unusual spelling or grammar as original) Scene Scottish dialect section, sections Spanish sister stanza, stanzas (Lat. ) (Lat. vide) see, see entry (Lat. videlicet) namely volume, volumes (Lat. versus) against 1 Introduction Victorian Representations and Misrepresentations The six decades of Victoria’s reign (1837–1901) – and the longer nineteenth century ­(1789–1914) – witnessed tremendous changes for Britain: from rural village roads ­meandering around large estates to dynamic and sprawling cities; from a coach-and-four to complex, interlocking railway systems; from sail to steam; from penny post to world telegraph (see Plate 2, “Scientific Progress”).

Farm workers, especially from Ireland, migrated to England to work in the mill towns, and many millions more emigrated to North America, especially during the potato famine of the late 1840s. 9 per cent of the population, figures that grew throughout the century. Most younger women sought work in domestic service, family employment, or, for the lower end of the working class, as seamstresses doing piecework or as factory operatives; middle-class women sought work as teachers or governesses. Older women relied on income from property, or if they were without regular income depended upon poor relief under the New Poor Law of 1834 (see also Plate 3).

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