Letters: Dec. 19, 1983

Orwell's 1984

To the Editors:

The story on George Orwell [Nov. 28] provided a penetrating analysis of a book that is often misunderstood. Readers of Nineteen Eighty-Four should not fear the events described in the novel but take them as a warning of what could happen. Orwell's intentions were not to predict the future but to encourage people to think about it in an intelligent way.

Kim Solar Hamburg, N. Y.

Although the Nineteen Eighty-Four scenario has not come true, we can thank Orwell for his insights. In this age of MX missiles and nuclear...

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