Language changes with history and time, as does our perception of words and their description. Through times these tend to lose or gain new meaning especially time has made many languages unknown. This passing of time can cause a loss of effectiveness and usage in our language, and this is a pure example of what message Orwell was trying to get across. In his essay he states, "now it is clear that the decline of language must ultimately have economic and political causes."(626). This supports the earlier statements of language.
Orwell continues mentioning that people's language has become stale and meaningless, which coincides with the fact of accents or dialects. He sees it, as accents will affect language and how it is communicated. These problems can easily be seen in writing a letter and ones interpretation of the spoken word. In many instances this can create a whole new language just as Amy Tan writes. She describes her mother's tongue as different "English's." The way a language is perceived could cause the language to become a "language of intimacy."(Tan 78).
These "English's" on how an accent or dialects affect a culture, which was a point author Amy tan brought out in her essay. It was Tan's belief that the development of culture over time is largely due to accent and dialect, which refers to her story "Mother Tongue." Tan writes," It reflects the quality of what she had to say." (79) In the belief of what Tan is trying to say is that the evaluation of an accent or dialect can and will contribute to the culture and how people speak and write.
Communication is one of the important things for all people in this universe to become more accustom to. As Amy Tan describes, communication has been hard on her mother for the way her English is. (Tan 79). Now George Orwell states that there is a lack of communication through politics. The politicians just do not seem to communicate right with the people.