"But what would Socialism mean, according to your idea of it?"Oh, irony. Perhaps, then, Mr. Orwell was aware of what a dull little masterpiece his "1984" would be. Perhaps, in fact, it was all planned ahead...
"Oh! Some kind of Aldous Huxley Brave New World; only not so amusing ... " [p.88, Keep the Aspidistra Flying]
Sunday, June 21, 2009
Another example where the reader knows something the author doesn't. Except in this particular case, the result is pure amusement: