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Dwight Garner: Meet George Orwell

30 Nov

Dwight Garner on Katie Roiphe:

Ms. Roiphe’s are how you want your essays to sound: lean and literate, not unlike Orwell’s, with a frightening ratio of velocity to torque.

George Orwell on “Politics and the English Language“:

…banal statements are given an appearance of profundity by means of the not un- formation.

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