What disease did George Orwell have in 1984?

Answer While writing his famous novel, 1984, George Orwell was suffering from tuberculosis. He worked on rewriting and polishing the novel while in a sanatorium trying to recover. He was forced to work wi... Read More »

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Why was"1984"by George Orwell banned?

Throughout its long history of international publication, George Orwell's 1949 dystopian novel of the future, titled "1984," has been challenged numerous times and for numerous reasons.United State... Read More »

When was George Orwell's'1984'published?

The book "1984" by George Orwell was published in 1949. The book is a political satire about a man struggling against Big Brother, an evil state power. In the book, Big Brother is trying to complet... Read More »

What caused George Orwell to write"1984"?

Eric Blair, better known as George Orwell, was born in 1903. In "1984," he confronts the issues of imperialism, communism, fascism and totalitarianism. Orwell observed the rise of totalitarianism b... Read More »

What historical event occurred in the book 1984 by George Orwell?

George Orwell's "1984" was a work of fiction, comprised of fictional, not historical, events. Still, the 1949 novel strongly paralleled society in post-World War II Europe and the United States. Or... Read More »