Eric Arthur Blair(1903-1950), also know by his pen name George Orwell was a novelist. His works always shows awareness of social injustice. Orwell is considered to be one of the most popular writer in the 20th century. He is know for two novels: "Nineteen Eighty-Four" (1949) and "Animal Farm" (1945). In his books he criticized totalitarian and showed strong support for democracy. He also wrote essays on politics and literacy. In 2008, he was second in the list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". (George Orwell, n.d.)
George Orwell is know as not only a novelist, but also writing literature criticisms. Orwell has once said :"When one reads any strongly individual piece of writing, one has the impression of seeing a face somewhere behind the page. It is not necessarily the actual face of the writer. (George Orwell Biography, 2013) This shows how Orwell felt about a good books.
Orwell's books are always has a clear motif and he uses concise and intelligent language to present his thoughts. Orwell has six rules for writing a novel:
(George Orwell, n.d.)
These rules shows how Orwell's work is always aiming for high quality instead of quantity. Orwell also focuses on the content of the book more than the language. His innovative thinking also influenced literature's language and writing.