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By George Orwell

George Orwell’s well-known satire of the Soviet Union, during which “all animals are equivalent yet a few animals are extra equivalent than others.”

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Kay's poem "Death to Poll Tax" weaves private experience in and out of the violent public responses to the poll tax. The poem's voice addresses a friend or lover whose mother's death is imminent. As the poet/persona tries to get out of the subway s/he discovers that most of the exits are closed, and in the first stanza, s/he begins to imagine some sort of violent disturbance. In the second stanza, it's not clear where the reality and the fantasy of violence begin and end, but the images nonetheless convey the anger of the people and the violent tactics of the police: The third thing is a man screaming DEATH TO POLL TAX - a policeman punching him every time he gets to Poll.

The Adoption of Children Act was passed in 1926 in England and Wales, and in Scotland four years later in 1930. Up until these dates, birth parents had been able to reclaim their children when they reached wageearning status. A further Adoption Act was passed in 1950, "which outlawed so-called 'thirdparty' adoptions in which children could be placed for adoption without the intervention of a local authority or recognised adoption agency" (Gaber, p. 13). The number of adoptions rose L I T E R A T U R E A N D I T S T I M E S JL cent of all adoptions.

Viking Press. —Wager, Anthony, as Magwich, grabbing Pip, in the film Great Expectations, 1946, photograph. Springer/Corbis-Bettmann. Reproduced by permission. —Bowen, Elizabeth (in checked skirt, xxxix Photo Credits xl white scarf at collar), 1973, photograph. AP/Wide World Photos, Inc. Reproduced by permission. —Two German Dornier 217 aircraft on bombing raid, photograph. © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis. Reproduced by permission. —Naipaul, V. , photograph. AP/Wide World Photos. Reproduced by permission.

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