Eric Arthur Blair who is better known by his pen name, George Orwell won a Prometheus Award for dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. Nineteen Eighty-Four, a literary political fiction about totalitarian regime was written by George Orwell to make people aware of the hazardous consequences that totalitarianism may lead to. As the novel deals with political philosophy, so, it’s better for students to ask philosophical question in George Orwell essays.
Nationalism, sexual repression, futurology and censorship are the themes of 1984, so, your question about political philosophy should be in accordance with these themes to write a George Orwell essay. Here are some good questions with a few guidelines that you may ask for your George Orwell’s essays:
Q1. Does Big Brother really existed in 1984 or it was just an entity crafted by the political party?
Q2. What is the hidden message behind slogan: “War is Peace”?
Q3. How was the repressive society of Oceania controlled by the party in 1984?
The preceding question to write essays of George Orwell about 1984 should be answered with the help of a quote: “He, who controls the present, controls the past. He, who controls the past, controls the future.”
Last but not least, George Orwell essays questions should be discussed in the eyes of political philosophy.