“WHAT WOULD GEORGE ORWELL THINK?”
The film you’ve seen/are seeing in class was animated in 1954, after the death of George Orwell (d.1950). After watching this version, you must estimate Orwell’s opinion of this adaptation of his novel and ultimately answer the question: “What Would George Orwell Think” Please do this in the comments section of this post.
When responding to this, remember to consider Orwell’s politics and the strong allegorical value of the book. Consider the film’s level of faithfulness, or whether this factor would even be important to G.O. What would be important? It is perhaps notable that the making of this film was directly (and quietly) funded by the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the midst of the Cold War. Hmmm.
Please use multiple paragraphs, correct mechanics, direct quotes, specifics and complete ideas…just like on paper.
I would also like you to “comment on the comment” of another EuroLit. student, from any class. This may be in assent or dissent, but either way, please be explicit. Also, use your regular name PLEASE when posting comments. Of course you may comment as much as you like, but please be specific as to what you’re commenting on.
So, The initial response must happen before school starts again on Monday, 6/8 (A DAY). B day took a little longer to watch the film, so have yours done before our last class, 6/16. Talkback and secondary commenting can continue indefinitely.