G12 George Orwell

We will be looking at the political essays written by George Orwell as well as the allegory Animal Farm.


Key Terms:

  • Satire
  • Fable
  • Allegory
  • Allusion


Key Concepts:

  • Stalinism
  • Totalitarianism
  • Revolution
  • Marxist-Leninism
  • Propaganda


Learner Outcomes:

  1. Who was Eric Arthur Blair aka George Orwell?
  2. Are revolutions justified?
  3. What role do historical events have in literature?
  4. What is the role of language in shaping our understanding of the world?
  5. What is the role of truth and language in society?