George Orwell's Speech

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In Politics and the English Language, George Orwell dissuades the audience from carelessness when writing or speaking the English language. Orwell points out that society has become comfortable with using “dead” metaphors, using complicated and scientific words when unnecessary, not being concise, and using the passive voice far too often. Orwell effectively calls his audience to action by utilizing the element of pathos. Orwell makes the striking point that many times, politicians use a “mashed-up mixture” of complicated words and phrases to conceal the true meaning of what they are saying. Many times, what these politicians want to say is too ghastly for the general populace, and so they use a
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