Tag: orwell

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

Understanding the French Revolution via Allegory

An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his […]

To Shoot an Elephant: An examination of shared vs. personal knowledge

To Shoot an Elephant: An examination of shared vs. personal knowledge

To Shoot an Elephant?  Not exactly, “To Be or Not to Be?” However as you’ll read, it becomes almost as heavy an existential question.  While reflecting on how to move forward with you all, I thought it had been too long since we read some literature […]