Passive aggressive

In 2014, someone set up a Twitter account called ‘Name the Agent’ as part of a feminist campaign challenging the way the media reported violence against women. 2,333 more words


“Good writing is like a windowpane.”
~George Orwell


There are two wolves

There are two wolves who are always fighting. One is darkness and despair. The other is light and hope.

The question is: Which one wins? 492 more words

Political Language

Political language…is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

George Orwell, quoted in… 19 more words



Economists and students of modern history concluded a while back that the Twentieth Century’s postwar boom of the 1950s to the late 1970s was an anomaly – the factors which combined for such a long stretch of prosperity and growth, in the West at least, will probably not recur in the lifetime of any adults living today.   661 more words


Dystopia and the Power of Words

As the Hunger Games finale, “Mockingjay” is released to cinemas worldwide, we are reminded of the power of words and of the relationship of words to freedom. 528 more words

The Art Of Narrative

Honors 11: 1984 Analysis and Film

I decided to change our plans today and take it easy, so we finished up the analysis work from yesterday, and we then watched a short scene from the… 52 more words

Honors 11