Comparison Of George Orwell's Politics And The English Language

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Through Orwells Politics and the English Language, the reader distinguishes the effects of bad writing techniques on political works. An individual, writing with the goal to Persuade their audience, will oftentimes use bad writing for their own purposes in order to create a one-sided argument. For example, many political speeches all use the same words and phrases targeting the enemy; as well as, use the same dying metaphors to convince the nation to stick together. These dying metaphors, such as “standing shoulder to shoulder”, are so frequently used that they lose their sense of imagery. With the loss of imagery comes the loss of importance. Not only so, but Orwell also states, “It is clear that the decline of a language must ultimately

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