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Unformatted text preview: Orwell experiences one of his few turns of luck when Boris is able to find him a job at the hotel. Orwells Englishman background did not hurt the way people received him as he started his job. He worked vigorously for six hard days a week and occasionally filling in for someone who called in sick on Sunday. I felt that the article did an excellent job showing the difficult life that new city hopefuls faced upon moving in from the countryside. Orwell probably had it easy compared to most migrants as he was one leg up on the competition since he was an Englishman. The life of a city dweller is obviously a tough one with the lack of job security and lodging and seemingly constant struggle to get sustenance to stay alive in what I consider a place not worth living in....
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- Fall '07