Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Conclusion on George Orwell Thesis


ေအာက္ေဖၚၿပပါ အေၾကာင္းအရာ မ်ားသည္ ကြ်ႏု္ပ္ ႏွင္႕ ကြ်ႏု္ပ္၏ မိတ္ေဆြေကာင္း ညႊန္႕-san တို႕ ပူေပါင္း၍ ၿပဳစုေရးသားခဲ႕ေသာ George Orwell စားတမ္းကို အဆံုးသပ္သည္႕ အေနၿဖင္႕ ကြ်ႏု္ပ္တို႕၏ အၿမင္ သေဘာထားမ်ားကို အတိုခ်ဳပ္ ေကာက္ခ်က္ခ် ေရးသားထားၿခင္းၿဖစ္ပါသည္။ ထိုစဥ္က ကန္႕သတ္ထားေသာ အခ်ိန္တုိေလးအတြင္း ၾကိဳးစားပမ္းစား အၿမန္ေရးသားခဲ႕ရသည္႕ အတြက္ အခ်ိဳ႕အေရးအသားမ်ား Grammerအသံုးအႏံုးမ်ားသည္ ယခုအခ်ိန္တြင္ ၿပန္ဖတ္ၾကည္႕ေသာအခါ အဂၤလိပ္စာအမွားမ်ားကို ေတြ႕ရပါသည္။ ထိုကဲ႕သို႕ ၿဖစ္ၿခင္းသည္ အဂၤလိပ္စာအေရးအသားတြင္ မက ၿမန္မာစာ အေရးအသားမ်ားတြင္ လည္းၿဖစ္ေလ႕ရွိပါသည္။ လြန္ခဲ႕ေသာ ၅-ႏွစ္ ၆-ႏွစ္ ခန္႕က ေရးခဲ႕ေသာ စာမ်ားကို ၿပန္ဖတ္ၾကည္႕မိပါက စိတ္တိုင္းမက်သည္မ်ားကို အလြန္တရာေတြ႕ရပါသည္။ သို႕ရာတြင္ ဆိုးဆိုး၀ါး၀ါးၾကီးမ်ား မွားထားကို မေတြ႕ရသည္၄င္း၊ ထို႕အၿပင္ မိမိ၏ အေရးအသားမ်ား ကို ၿပန္လည္ဖတ္ရႈ႕ကာ ထိုစဥ္က ေရးနည္းေရးဟန္ကို အမွတ္ရေစရန္၄င္း၊ ထိုစဥ္က ၿပဳစုခဲ႕ေသာ စာတမ္းအား ထပ္မံၿပဳၿပင္ၿခင္းမလုပ္ေတာ႕ပဲ ယခင္အတိုင္း တင္ၿပထားပါသည္။ အဂၤလိပ္စာဖတ္သူမ်ား အခ်ိဳ႕ Grammer အမွားမ်ားကို ေတြ႕ရွိခဲ႕ပါက နားလည္စြာၿဖင္႕ ၿပင္ဆင္ဖတ္ရႈ႕ ေပးပါဟု ေတာင္ပန္အပ္ပါသည္။

I. George Orwell [Childhood & Student]
II. George Orwell [Police Sergeant & The Life after Burma]
III. George Orwell [Critical and Political Writing]
IV. George Orwell [Opposition to Imperialism]
V. George Orwell [The Becoming of Burmese Days]
VI. George Orwell [The Characteristics of Burmese Days]
VII. George Orwell [The Burma of George Orwell]
VIII. George Orwell [His Existence in Burmese Environment]

By doing this thesis, I learned culture and the custom of Burmese people at that time, and the way they thought and the words they used. I also learned that most of the Burmese words developed from Indian words and some from English and Chinese words. People from other Asian countries have changed the way they dress from their traditional dress to western style. But the way Burmese people dress today is pretty much same as the way people dressed in colonial time. Besides monks and students still start and lead the political movement nowadays as George Orwell described in his novel “Shooting an Elephant” .

Burmese people also have maintained their religious belief from time to time. As Burmese people are Buddhists they still build pagodas and set animals free. As I am a Buddhist I have to disagree with the way George Orwell wrote about Buddhist monks in “Shooting an Elephant”. According to him, Buddhist monks had nothing to do except stand on the street corners and jeer at Europeans. From my point of view, that jeering at foreigners was a part of the political movement. They just wanted to show their rejection of the foreign government. It is not true that a Buddhist monk has nothing to do. They have to live under strict disciplines of Buddhism.

I am glad that I chose this thesis because I know much matter about my country and I understand George Orwell’s view of my country.

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