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George Orwell Why I Write Analysis

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In my reading of the essays “Why I Write” by George Orwell and Elie Wiesel, the second essay by Mr. Orwell was more convincing. In my opinion the essay started off boring but as I kept reading he went in to the average writer’s four motives. These are basically their passion and or reason for their feeling to write and compel their thoughts and ideas onto paper. Sheer Egoism is basically what it sounds like a pure ego. With this motive you want to be remembered whether in life or death. Aesthetic enthusiasm is their view point of beauty in the external world. Such as how things work together such as letters making certain sounds or the contents and rhythm of a story. Historical Impulse is the interest to see things as they were created and
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