“Keep the aspidistra flying” is the title of a novel by George Orwell (1903-1503), a talented English writer translated by Homayoun Hanifahvand Moghaddam. Orwell wrote this book in the 1930s. In this story, he examines the situation of the British people, especially the middle class, by telling the life story of a three-year-old Englishman. The protagonist, Gordon Comstock, is a man with a keen interest in literature.
He has his own ideals and tries to fight against what the world of money calls him. In pursuit of this goal, Gordon loses many of the material dependencies of his life and sinks into the depths of poverty and nothingness.
Meanwhile, two characters, “Rosemary” who is trying to marry Gordon and “Rawleston” who is a leftist with English characteristics, try to lead him to the path that they believe is the right and right way of life. But Gordon resists these pressures, sinking deeper and deeper into the abyss of poverty.
Gradually, this exhausting endeavor confronts him with exhaustion and spontaneity, and Gordon Comstock finally succumbs to the particular material dependencies of the declining capitalist society. Part of the story: Think of Sunday. They were scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. at Paddington Station. The trip cost about ten pounds.
Even if he had to pawn his shirt, he did. May Sunday be a good day! Now the winter was coming. What a chance they would have if the next Sunday had good and beautiful weather; A day without wind and storm. From those days that are almost like summer.
From those days when you could sleep for hours on a dry fern without feeling cold! But such days are very rare.
Maybe only twelve days in each winter. It was likely to rain that day. They had no place to spend time with each other except outdoors, streets and parks. Making love in a cold environment without money is not easy.
“Money … and Nothing Else” is the work of George Orwell, a prolific English writer written in the 1930s.
In this book, Orwell tells the story of a British man in his thirties, examining the plight of the British people, especially their middle-class relatives.
The protagonist of this story, a man who has a great taste in literature and has his own special aspirations, tries to fight against what he calls the “world of money”. In line with this goal, he breaks many of the material dependencies of his life and sinks into the depths of poverty and nothingness.
He hates the “good” job that causes the same material dependencies, and in order to fight against these interests, he has resisted various pressures from his relatives and those around him about his way of life, and more and more he is in the abyss. Of poverty enters.
Until, slowly, this exhausting endeavor confronts him with exhaustion and spontaneity, and Gordon Comstock finally “surrenders” to the special material dependencies of the declining capitalist society.
2- Introducing the book Keep the aspidistra flying in Aparat