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Read online Politics and the English Language.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Politics and the English Language Politics and the English Language is an essay by George Orwell that criticises the ugly and inaccurate written English of his time and examines the connection between political orthodoxies and the debasement of language The essay focuses on political language which according to Orwell is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind Orwell believed that the language used was necessarily vague or meaningless because it was intended to hide the truth rather than express it by George Orwell

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Politics and the English Language
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