Issue 001, For your consideration . . .
George Orwell’s Animal Farm was published in 1945 and contained what some considered a subtle criticism of the circumstances of the time. A summary of Animal Farm is offered for your consideration at http://www.gradesaver.com/classicnotes/titles/animalfarm/shortsumm.html.
In 1948 George Orwell’s futuristic novel 1984 looked thirty-six years into the future to describe a world unimaginable to Americans of that day. Over the past few years, our imaginations have expanded, and it is perhaps appropriate that we review what we once considered an unnecessary warning. For a short summary of 1984 covering the salient points, go to http://www.gradesaver.com/classicnotes/titles/1984/shortsumm.html.