今回”Nineteen Eighty-Four" George Orwell (1949) をなんとか読み終えたけど、これは読んだといえるレベルではありませんね。なにしろ語彙がむずかしい。すらすらとは到底読めない。ということで再度挑戦したい。
It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran. (p.5)
But it was no use, he could not remember : nothing remained of his childhood except a series of bright-lit tableaux, occuring against no background and mostly unintelligible.
WAR IS PEACE
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH (p.7)