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Eric Blair better known by his pen name "George Orwell"[2] was a British journalist and author, who wrote two of the most famous novels of the 20th century; Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.[2]

Spanish Civil War

In 1936, Orwell travelled to Spain to fight for the Republicans against Franco's Nationalists. In 1937, Orwell fought the Nazis alongside Logan, Puck and Ernest Hemingway.[1]

Legacy

Luke Cage and Claire Temple were attacked by Marley, a man dressed as a futuristic "police-man" right out of Nineteen-Eighty Four, demanding their "identification cards" and attacking Luke with a laser.[3]




  • The term "Orwellian" is an adjective describing a situation, idea, or societal condition that Orwell identified as being destructive to the welfare of a free and open society.[2]

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