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George Orwell is issued a challenge, one that seems near next to impossible to defeat.
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George Orwell is issued a challenge, one that seems near next to impossible to defeat. The challenged offered by Victor Gollanez, a left - wing publisher. Orwell is to stay in Wigan Pier, the Northern part of Britain, and write about his experience. This experience influenced Orwell's political views, and strengthened his perspective on the position of class.
Orwell is a pro socialist who believes that the depression of a country is all blamed on the system. Living alongside miners, he is shown conditions which his 'bourgeoisie' side hasn't been exposed to before. The miners, who work countless hours despite being underpaid, are looked down upon as dirty and as if they do not bath, by the middle class. Orwell is led to believe that the reason the miners are this way is the result of industrialism and the system they live in: "You cannot disregard them if you accept the civilization that produced them." (Orwell,14)1. The historical events, and 'money - grubbing' people have let all this happen: "...and this is where it all led...with sickly aging people creeping round and round like them black beetles." 2 Orwell notices that the 'slum' people can't help it as
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