The Clergyman's Daughter - George Orwell - A Short Summary & Review


A short summary of The Clergyman's Daughter:

Dorothy's "memorial" sojourn to the city.

My favorite George Orwell quote from the book:

"Why not take life as your found it?"

Questions to ponder while reading the book:

Have you ever had to go hungry?

Why do you do what you do?

My review of The Clergyman's Daughter:

A good look into repression, poverty, and individual choices.

A still relevant criticism of how we treat the poor.

I am not sure that I agreed with Dorothy's final choice.


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