Shooting An Elephant
Speaker : George Orwell, known for his writing “Animal Farm”. He is also known journalist for his thoughts on politics.
Occasion : Shooting of the elephant, Orwell was forced to shoot the animal because that was of him to do.
Audience : Are the people wh
Shooting an Elephant
In life we as humans often make decisions that we would not have made on our own if we would not have been influenced by someone else. As humans others' opinions mean a great deal to us, and in "Shooting an Elephant", Orwell shows how true this idea is by the tone of the stor
Shooting An Elephant
The well written narrative essay of George Orwell (shooting An Elephant) and
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George Orwell, one of the most famous English authors, was born Eric Arthur Blair in Motihari, India, in 1903. His father was a colonial official for the British and his mother’s family also had colonial ties. In 1922, Orwell worked as a British imperial policeman in Burma for five years but he fi
Critical Analysis Essay “Shooting an Elephant”
By George Orwell
Eric Arthur Blair better known for his pen name George Orwell, was an English author and journalist. Orwell grew up in the British Colony, and was a sub police officer for the European. He was an uncompromising individualist and p
“Shooting an Elephant” study questions
1. Describe the nature of the voice in the opening paragraph. Is there any humor and irony?
2. You already came up with some ideas about Orwell’s attitude toward imperialism, and now it is time to come up with some examples from the text.
3. What is Or
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An Analysis of Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant"
In "Shooting an Elephant," George Orwell finds himself in a difficult situation
involving an elephant. The fate of the elephant lies in his hands. Only he can
make the final decision. In the end, due to Orwell's decision, the el
The story that my evaluation will be based on is Shooting an Elephant written in 1936. The author George Orwell was born in 1903 in India to a British officer raised in England. He attended Eton College, which introduced him to England's middle and upper classes. He was denied a scholarship, which l
Critical Response Essay
I class, we read a short story by George Orwell called Shooting an Elephant. It was a story about courage, judgment, and the pressure of peers. I personally did not like this story. I found it boring, pointless, and just another "hasn't -this -happened -to -you" story abou
Throughout Orwell's literary career, he avidly stood against totalitarian and imperialistic forms of government. His two most famous works (1984 and Animal Farm) both exemplify this point, but at the same time weaken it. These two works were written in protest of those governments, but in a fictio
"Shooting an Elephant"
I was not comfortable with many aspects of this story. The prejudice
throughout the book was unimaginable, I find I am uncomfortable with any
kind of bigotry. Reading of the Burmese people and their disrespect toward
someone who was there to "protect and se