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  • Burma - 673 Words
    Constitution Current Events Constitution Portfolio #6 http://www.mizzima.com/news/inside-burma/7645-burmese-govt-maintains-restrictions-on-religious-freedom-us.html After reading this article about religious restrictions in Burma, I found it ironic how in the U.S., we have a Constitution to protect our freedoms, but in Burma and many other countries, everything that is said and done is controlled, monitored, or restricted by the government. Throughout the course of four to six months, the...
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  • Burma - 1624 Words
    Burma Religion (Burma) Mark Joseph Magdalaga Since the Myanmar ancient times, there has been full freedom of worship for followers of Burma religions in Myanmar. So many different religions can be practiced in Myanmar. Buddhism is practiced by almost 90 percent of Myanmar religion Burma's population, with the Myanmar Theravada Buddhism School being the most prevalent. It has a firm hold in Myanmar's culture along with an observance of animism, or the worship of ancestors (nat). In Myanmar...
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  • Burma - 670 Words
    Abstract This report is about Burma in the year 2007. After civil disturbance the leaders of the country went drastically against demonstrators without concerning human rights. The three most important points in this report is the rule of the government, the sanction and the application of the human rights. Furthermore, it informs about the rule of the military and their impact on the inhabitants. The minister of Burma states that the regime is doing a very good job. However, the articles...
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  • Burma Paper - 1817 Words
    Attitudes of British Imperialists in Burma and the Burmese Response The British began colonizing India and its surrounding countries during the early 1800’s and soon had several profitable colonies in the Eastern Hemisphere. The arrival of the British imperialists in the country had a profound effect on the native population. This interaction between dominators and dominated is perfectly illustrated In George Orwell’s Burmese Days. This novel highlights the imperial interactions in...
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  • Burma Crisis - 315 Words
    BURMA CRISIS It all started as a struggle for independence between Buddhist and Muslims in Burma at the same time when Pakistan got its freedom. Roghinya are Muslim minority and Arakanese are Buddhist majority. Many atrocities took place over the years but the recent one is the most horrific. Crisis begun this June when rape and murder of an Arakanese girl was blamed on 3 Muslim Roghinya. 1982 law refuses to accept Roghinya as Burmese citizens, so a riot broke out sponsored by government....
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  • History of Burma - 9786 Words
    History of Burma Prehistory 11,000–200 BCE Pyu city-states 200 BCE–1050 CE Mon kingdoms 825?–1057 Arakanese kingdoms 788?–1406 Pagan Dynasty 849–1297 Warring states period Upper Burma 1297–1555 Myinsaing and Pinya 1297–1364 Sagaing 1315–1364 Ava 1364–1555 Prome 1482–1542 Ramanya 1287–1539, 1550–1552 Shan states 1215–1563 Arakan 1429–1785 Taungoo Dynasty 1510–1752 Toungoo Empire 1530–1599 Nyaungyan period 1599–1752 Restored Hanthawaddy 1740–1757 Konbaung Dynasty 1752–1885...
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  • Unocal in Burma - 1196 Words
    “Ethics is a kind of investigation- and includes both the activity of investigating as well as the results of that investigation-whereas morality is the subject matter that ethics investigate” (Manual G. Velasquez). Here in this analysis we’ll try to differentiate the right and wrong in Unocal’s actions in engaging in the Yadana project from four different key ethical perspectives which are the Utilitarian, Rights, Justice and Caring perspective. 1. Utilitarian Perspective: “Utilitarianism is...
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  • Travel to Myanmar (Burma) - 998 Words
    The History Guide has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide is to better prepare yourself for your history classes and to make your time in class more enjoyable and proficient. The History Guide contains the complete content of three undergraduate courses in European history which will certainly be of use to those of you studying such topics at the...
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  • case of Unocal Burma - 1394 Words
    Case of Unocal Burma A landmark case The Unocal case is a breakthrough for foreigners trying to sue multinational corporations for their alleged collaboration with repressive regimes in human rights abuses. Work in progress at the Yadana pipeline project ... modern equivalent of slavery? Unocal Corporation, the California-based giant gas-and-petroleum corporation, will face trial in a United States court on charges of forced labour of Burmese people to build the $1.2 billion Yadana Gas...
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  • Burma and the 8 Dam Project
    (Sami) Discourse- “There are some parties and elements forcing government into tight corner and undermining peace and stability” (Sein, T. (2011, October 1). The New Light of Myaman. fnfasia.org.) This quote is the center for discourse surrounding the controversial damn projects throughout Myanmar. The full title for Thein Sein is President of the Republic of Union of Myanmar. Although it is indicated that the government is elected by the people it is not specific that the government is a...
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  • India Burma Relations - 898 Words
    Little History: India shares a1600km of border along 4 NE states –Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur,and Mizoram. Burma was made a province of British India by British rulers and again separated in 1937. For many years, Indo-Burmese relations were strong: Burma previously having been a province of India 1) due to cultural links 2) flourishing commerce 3) the presence of a significant Indian community in Burma. India provided considerable support when Burma struggled with...
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  • Financing of Oil Companies in Burma
    The objective of this research project is to identify the financial institutions that are involved in financing the companies undertaking two major oil and gas projects in Burma. These projects are known as Block M and the Shwe Reserve (including the Arakan-Yunnan Pipeline). The consortium companies undertaking the Block M project have a production sharing contract with Burma’s 100% state-owned Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise (Burma). The consortium includes Chinese and Singaporean companies:...
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  • Prospect of Democracy in Burma - 2458 Words
    The Prospect of Democracy in Burma The prospect for the development of a democratic state in Burma has recently become a remote possibility. Burma's military leaders have been holding talks with the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD). The dialogue started while Aung San Suu Kyi was still under house arrest. When she was released in 2002, the international community and the people of Burma expected the process to evolve to the next stage –...
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  • Burma and Economic Cooperation - 724 Words
    BIMSTEC “Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation” History: On 6 June 1997, a new sub-regional grouping was formed in Bangkok and given the name BIST-EC (Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Thailand Economic Cooperation). Myanmar attended the inaugural June Meeting as an observer and joined the organization as a full member at a Special Ministerial Meeting held in Bangkok on 22 December 1997, upon which the name of the grouping was changed to...
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  • Not Out of Hate: a Novel of Burma
    Not Out of Hate: A Novel of Burma. By MA MA LAY. Translated by MARGARETAUNG-THWIN. Edited by WILLIAM H. FREDERICK. Athens: Ohio University Center for International Studies. Not Out Of Hate was Ma Ma Lay’s fifth and perhaps best novel published in Burma in 1955, as a result, she was conferred with a government literary prize. The translation of the novel which was initially published in Burmese into English rendered scholars and readers alike a glimpse into pre-world war II Burmese...
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  • Campaign Analysis: Heineken Out of Burma
    Heineken out of Burma The action groups 'A Seed Europe' and the Dutch action group 'XminY' started a campaign in February 1996, called "Heineken out of Burma!". The investment plans of the Dutch brewer Heineken Inc. in Burma (Myanmar), were said to provide material support and legitimacy to the violent dictatory rulers of the country. Heineken sees Burma as an emerging market, that must be entered without delay. Western beer markets are becoming saturated and the potentials for growth in Asia...
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  • British Imperialism in Burma: Shooting an Elephant
     Abstract The present study looks at an important political essay “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell. The literary critics gave the text wide recognition and appreciation. It depicts Orwell’s anti-imperialistic view which is presented through the shooting of an elephant. The theme is presented in a fantastic way and this is evident from Orwell’s use of lexis, syntax, cohesive ties, point of view, and figures of speech. A closer look at the experiences he had gone indicate that his...
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  • Human Rights Causes and Effects in Myanmar/Burma
    | Human Rights Causes and Effects In Myanmar/Burma | A look into the countries past, present and future of Human Rights suffering; and the issues that have resulted from it. | | Mary Knowles Block C | January the 18th 2012 | Table of Contents Background Of Myanmar/Burma 2 Introduction and First Monarchies 2 The Beginning of Burma’s Military Overrule 2 An Explanation of the Origins of the Countries Current Issues 3 The Issues of Myanmar/Burma 4 An Overview of the Many...
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  • The most beautiful country in the world,
    There are so many nice places and country on the earth. Every place has it own distinct features and beauties.In addition, every person got different tastes,choices and liking.Serveral people enjoy the sight of scenic beauties,some are enjoyed the artificial wonder ,some are interested towards places of historical and archeological interests and a few may be interested in visiting places of religious importance.\ I 've been visited even a few other country ,the most beauty country in the...
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  • compairison of amy tans mother tongue snd orwells shooting an elephant
    Even though Tan and Orwell have two different approaches to showing a struggle to fit into society, they are actually in agreement that people who come from different places struggle to fit. This common ground becomes apparent through the emotion behind each authors’ writing. In both Tan and Orwell’s writing they show a variety of feelings. These feelings consist of sadness, anger and bitterness. The first illustration of both authors’ accord is the way each of them express sadness from the...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 559 Words
    Shooting an Elephant “Shooting an Elephant” is an essay written by George Orwell from 1938. The story is about his own experience when he was an English sub-divisional policeman in a town in India called Burma. At that time India was under the control of Britain and Orwell worked for The British Imperial Police, so he has to do orders even though his sympathy lie with the “natives”. One day Orwell was called out, because a tame elephant was ravaging the bazaar. With him he took his...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 355 Words
    “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 Orwell’s attitude toward the native people? You also already brainstormed on that, but where in the text do you see examples of Orwell’s attitude towards the native people? - Orwell feels hated by the Indian...
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  • George Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant: Insights on Imperialism, Ethical Conflicts and Fear of Judgment
    George Orwell’s essay “Shooting an Elephant,” introduces an interesting insight on imperialism, ethical conflicts and fear of judgement through the inner workings of a European police officer given the grueling task of dealing with an elephant in musk within Moulmein, in lower Burma. Imperialism, as defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, reads that Imperialism is “a policy of extending a country’s power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means.” Interestingly,...
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  • Frozen Seafood - 1501 Words
    Executive Summary: Siam Canadian Food Company Limited is a brokerage business based in Bangkok, Thailand. At this time the owner, Jim Gulkin, is looking to expand his business by investing in the seafood industry within Burma. The quandary he faces is whether to investment in Burma now with the current situation, wait and invest in Burma later, or do not invest in Burma at all. The major factors that are influencing this business decision are the political governance, the under development...
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  • The Dog - 1355 Words
    In the essay, Shooting an Elephant, George Orwell illustrates his experiences as a British police officer in Lower Burma, and reflects it to the nature of imperialism. Since “anti-European feeling was very bitter” due to the British Empire’s dictatorship in Burma, Orwell is being treated disrespectfully by the Burmese (12). This allows him to hate his job and the British Empire. However, the incident of shooting of an elephant gives him a “better glimpse … of the real nature of imperialism – the...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 1203 Words
    English 111 October 13th 2013 Argument Analysis of “Shooting an Elephant” In the essay, Shooting an Elephant, George Orwell writes about his experiences as a British police officer in Burma, and compares it to the nature of imperialism. Orwell hates his job because imperialism has negatively affected him, as well as others around him. Orwell’; the white man is being treated very disrespectfully by the Burmese. Giving him a reason to hate his job as well as the British Empire; the root...
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  • Mathmatic - 1477 Words
    Task 2.1: An analysis of ”Shooting an Elephant”, by George Orwell. This non-fiction essay is a report of George himself shooting an elephant. He is a sub-divisional police officer of the town Moulmein in lower Burma. It is here he experiences a kill of an elephant. And it is not just a kill, he kills it with a rifle in front of about two thousands Indians. The elephant had gone savage and rampaged homes and killed men. Orwell reports an Indian man who was grounded into the mud by the elephant...
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  • Unbelievable - 712 Words
    Unbelievable I have found that this paper is one of the hardest I have ever written, I am one of those people who does not worry about the things that do not affect me. And our government is so crazy right now, I would rather stay out of it. So I do not understand different forms of government let alone my own. What made this paper so hard to write what the emotional aspect and the participation of the United States. Emotionally, I do not understand how there could be a country like...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 769 Words
    Anoop Mahal Dr. Gavin Paul English 1100, Section 15 29 June 2013 Critical Analysis #2 George Orwell’s essay, “Shooting an Elephant” details one of the most unforgettable moments in his life. He relives the period in his youth where he was stationed in Moulmein, Burma as a “sub-divisional police officer of the town” (472) Orwell explains how he was tasked with subduing a runaway elephant, which was rampaging through the town; Orwell ultimately found himself going against his will and having...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 849 Words
    Shooting an Elephant George Orwell's essay “Shooting an Elephant” was a first-person narration by an Indian Imperial Police officer. Set in British colony of Burma during the early 20th century, the officer was seen as white foreign repressive authority figure. His relationship with Burmese natives was poor. The officer sympathized with the feelings of the Burmese, but still resented them. The story revolved around an elephant that killed a Burmese man and the officer’s moral dilemma about...
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  • Myanmar Thingyan Festival - 904 Words
    Thingyan is probably the most celebrated, most joyous event in the culture and custom of Myanmar people. From the poorest to the richest in Myanmar, this is the greatest event for the year. Every body, poor, rich, uneducated, educated, young and old all participate and enjoy in this once a year event. For every Burmese, this is the event not to be missed. Even for those Burmese people in foreign countries, this is the time for a celebration in the memory of their homeland and their culture....
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  • Burma's Independence - 1010 Words
    Military rule On 2 March 1962, the military led by General Ne Win took control of Burma through a coup d'état and the government has been under direct or indirect control by the military since then. A new constitution of the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma was adopted in 1974. In May 1990, the government held free elections for the first time in almost 30 years and the National League for Democracy (NLD), the party of Aung San Suu Kyi, won 392 out of a total 489 seats (i.e., 80% of...
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  • George Orwell's "Shooting a Elephant"
    English 121 115 Erica Holcomb 09/12/2012 “Shooting an Elephant” “Shooting an Elephant” is an essay by George Orwell in which he describes his experience of being called upon to shoot an aggressive elephant while working as a police officer in Burma. Because the locals expect him to do the job, he does so against his better judgment. The act of caving-in to the pressure he felt from the locals enlightens him to the underlying duties that come with being part of the imperialistic movement...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 670 Words
    In ''Shooting an Elephant,'' George Orwell demonstrates the vanity of imperialism and expresses its negative outcomes and how it can influence the country that is being run. By pointing out a minor conflict- shooting an elephant while serving as a police officer in Burma, Orwell uses his language to illustrate the downfalls of the imperialism and brings his audience into the immediacy of his world as colonial police officer. All through the story, Orwell indirectly expresses his political...
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  • MYANMAR - 895 Words
    MYANMAR • Union of myanmar is located in the western part of indo-china peninsula and the northeast into the law of the People's Republic of China, the northw est border with India, jar gallas, southeastern neig hbour to Laos, Thailand, southwest of the bay of B engal and the andaman sea.Area 6 7. 6 square kilo meters, is the area of the biggest home around In dochina, 3,200 km coastline. • Myanmar to form a unified national 1 0 4 four years.1, 1, 2, 4 years 8 5 and 1 2 years 8 8 August 5...
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  • Shooting an Elephant Analysis - 383 Words
    Shooting an Elephant analysis Giving in can either be good or bad. Whether large or miniscule, situations that are faced everyday require serious decisions. As humans, we sometimes have the inability to decide. In, “ Shooting An Elephant”, choices are made for the pleasure of others. The theme in this short autobiographical essay deeply affects the entire story. Being unwanted had an enormous impact on Orwell. George Orwell lived in lower Burma where he was a sub- divisional police officer....
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 435 Words
    Mark Morrison Page 1 Professor Bautista English 110 October 8, 2012 “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell In his essay “Shooting an Elephant,” George Orwell recounts a time in his life when as a British police officer in India, he was faced with the moral dilemma of having to shoot an elephant in order to save his pride. In the beginning of the essay, Orwell describes it as a time of tension and hostility. For example, if a European woman was seen walking alone in a bazaar she...
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  • George Orwell, Shooting an Elephant
    George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant" is an essay about a British police officer living in Lower Burma who goes through the trial and error process of making the right decisions while still trying to maintain an image and position of authority. The officer is hated by the Burmese people, which is clearly shown when he would play football. The Burmese were extremely unfair to the officer due to the fact he was part of the Imperialist group which was oppressing Burma. (para. 1) Although the...
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  • Asean Solution for Rohingya Plight
    WHY is Asean silent on the issue of Rohingya Muslims, who have been suffering for centuries under the Myanmar army junta? Recently, they were told to leave the country to a third world nation willing to receive them. This is cruelty towards their own people and it seems that the world is just watching the injustice done to them, without any assistance, support or solution. In June 2012, over 2000 people were displaced in sectarian violence in Myanmar, in which most victims were Muslims. The...
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  • Elephant (Reflection Paper) - 471 Words
    Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell Reflection by ______________ In Shooting an Elephant, George Orwell describes how when he was younger he worked as a police officer in lower Burma in a place called Moulmein. At this time Burma is controlled by the declining British Empire. He writes about how he was hated by the Burmese people and that whenever they could they would trip him or says insult behind his back. At some point during his stay there an elephant got loose from its chains and...
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  • The Padaung Custom - 788 Words
    The Padaung Custom In the wild mountainous regions of Burma (known as Myanmar there), there lives a Padaung tribe, where the Padaung women are known by wearing brass rings around their necks for life. The name “Padaung” is derived from the Karen words pa, meaning to have round, and daung, meaning brass. The rings are added on every two to three years starting from a very young age until a certain age of twenty and above. The rings holds the neck stiffly that it restrict any movements of the...
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  • How to Evangelize Among the Shan Ethnic Tribe in Myanmar
    How We Can Evangelize to the Shans Ethnic Tribe in Myanmar. REPORT ON MY VISIT TO HSIPAW (TI BAW) TOWN, THE NORTHERN SHAN STATE HSIPAW OR THIBAW: In the Shan language, it is called as Hsipaw and in the Bama language as ‘Thibaw'. The word ‘Hsi' in the Shan means four and ‘Paw' means town. The exact population of the town is probably not known. The most probable suggestion given by the town-dwellers is between 150000-200000. There lived different ethnic minorities like Shans, Lisu, Palaung,...
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  • Essay on 'Shooting an Elephant' - 1025 Words
    Essay on ‘Shooting an Elephant’ by George Orwell “And it was at this moment, as I stood there with the rifle in my hands, that I first grasped the hollowness, the futility of the white man’s dominion in the East.“ . This quotation from the short story “Shooting an Elephant” shows the impact of the British Empire on India during the colonial period. The main character, who is a British police officer, serving in Burma shows a big hatred to both sides. We follow him develop into shooting an...
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  • Experience Outweighs Theoretical Knowledge in the Works of George Orwell
    Writing 122 25 January 2014 Experience Outweighs Theoretical Knowledge in the Works of George Orwell George Orwell’s essay “Shooting an Elephant” is the first of his works I was introduced to. I could not have asked for a better introduction to his writing style. It is one I can relate to. Even though I don’t consider myself a gifted linguist, the same type of life experiences are where I would find my writing voice. I feel very confident when I speak from experience. Theoretical knowledge,...
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  • Aspects of Myanmar - 2040 Words
    Kachin In the Kachin state the inhabitants are racial groups such as Kachin, Bamar, Shan, Chin, Naga etc. The main religious are Buddhism and Christianity. The majority of the people there speak Myanmar, racial dialects such as Jinphaw; Rawan, Lisu, Lacheik, etc are also spoken. There is traditional Manao Festival of Kachin nationals. Htaungka dance of the Kachin nationals is also popular. New Year festival, wedding ceremonies and harvest festivals are also held. Kayin The national races...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - Essay - 865 Words
    30/10/11 ‘Shooting an Elephant’ Rebecca Bonner 2. Choose an essay which puts across a strong personal belief in a clear and convincing manor. George Orwell’s ‘Shooting an Elephant,’ is an essay which takes place in imperial Burma where he is a police officer working on behalf of the British Empire. He is resented by the people who pressures him into shooting an elephant, where he describes himself as being a meaningless puppet in front of the Burmese crowd. Throughout this essay he...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 678 Words
    In the reading, Shooting an Elephant, George Orwell is narrating about his feeling and pressure shooting an elephant. A little about the writer, Orwell, is a British police officer who was born in India. He was hated by large numbers of people in Moulmein, in Lower Burma as the British had colonized Burma. One day he was notified that there was an elephant roaming around the street. The elephant was however not wild but everyone were frightened since it was enormous and disrupting. It made...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 1279 Words
    Joe Portaro Scott Tenney Project 2b "Shooting an elephant" The main purpose of George Orwell’s story “shooting an elephant” is not to show how or explain how to actually kill an elephant; his work demonstrates how people will react to a imperialistic situation, will they follow the crowd or will they hold their own beliefs and not let others change them. In Orwell’s case he had no intention of killing the elephant but because the crowd behind him was one he wanted, instead of being made fun...
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  • The Elephant and Crowd Effect - 875 Words
    The Elephant and Crowd Effect Shooting an Elephant is a short story written by George Orwell in 1936. Regardless of my persuasive point that George Orwell was just writing a story about an elephant, “Shooting an Elephant” is actually a central text in modern British literature and has generated perhaps more criticism than any other comparable short story. The story is concerning an English colonial officer residing in Burma and his obligation to shoot a rogue elephant. In “Shooting an...
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  • Hello! - 342 Words
    | Hwa Chong Institution Integrated Humanities 2013 – Sec 3 Geography ElectiveWeather StudiesExercise 5: Tropical Storms – Comparative Study | Name: _______________________ ( ) Date: _____________ Class: ______ 1. Read GA 423, GA359 and GF 530 and fill in the relevant information in the table below. Online – Cyclone Nargis:...
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  • Summary and opinion on George Orwells "Shooting of an Elphant" good paper many qoutes and examples.
    English 121.561 2004-11-05 Sympathy for a Tyrant 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 elephant lay dying in a pool of blood. Orwell wins the sympathy of readers by expressing the pressure he feels as an Anglo-Indian in Burma, struggling with his morals, and showing a sense of compassion for the dying...
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  • Myanmar & Energy Geopolitics - 1494 Words
    Myanmar opening up and what it means for the geopolitics in the region Long due political and economic opening of Myanmar has finally triggered a power game in the region where China’s traditional influence on the erstwhile reclusive country is fast being challenged by newer players as Myanmar becomes another playground to assert influence. While energy and resources remains a key issue, political change is resulting in new constituencies of power being created highlighted by changing attitude...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis of Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant"
    While reading the essay Shooting an Elephant, first published in 1936 by Eric Blair under the pen name of George Orwell, one gets captivated by the intricate web of rhetoric that Blair weaves throughout the piece. Surely, the reason this essay keeps the attention of the reader so well is because Blair writes with an unmistakably strong exigency. It is this need of his to tell the world the truth about imperialism that enables him to write something so captivating. Blair found himself in...
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  • Myanmar - 266 Words
    Myanmar’s aviation market is poised to enter a major period of growth as the country begins to open up following landmark elections earlier this month that were won by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy. The election was seen as a turning point for Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, and the start of a more favourable business environment, including for aviation. Several Asian carriers and airport operators have identified near-term opportunities in Myanmar. The opportunities for all...
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  • Essay Analysis on “Shoot an Elephant”
    Essar Essay Analysis 1 Running Head: ESSAY ANALYSIS PAPER Essay Analysis on “Shoot an Elephant” Michael J. Charley University of Phoenix Instructor: Dr. Vanessa Holmes Course: Business Literature Essay Analysis 2 George Orwell's essay 'Shooting an Elephant' gives a great insight into the human mind. The essay gives a good theme of inner conflict. Orwell feels strong inner conflict between what he believes as a human being, and what he believes and should do as an...
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  • Shooting an Elephant -Ra - 910 Words
    Leonard Morrow Christina Olson Writing Assignment 3 9 April 2013 Rhetorical Analysis: “Shooting an Elephant” In the essay entitled “Shooting an Elephant,” George Orwell writes, “In Moulmein, in lower Burma, I was hated by large numbers of people – the only time in my life that I have been important enough for this to happen to me” (Orwell, pg#). In this exert, not only does Orwell succeed in setting the mood and foreshadowing events to come, but he also introduces us to a protagonist...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 347 Words
    True Feelings In "Shooting an Elephant" written in 1936, George Orwell comes off as being a racist and a coward. I believe that he is not a coward. After reading the narration, you must picture yourself during that time in Burma. In the hunt for natural resources the British forced themselves upon the people of Burma. This caused great tension and hate against any whites, Especially the Burman priests who”...none of them seemed to have anything to do except stand on street corners and jeer at...
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  • Orwell and Langston - Shooting an Elephant and Salvation
    Aurelian M. Gogean What you give up to fit in? Many people sacrifice their beliefs and values to be accepted in society and to win the societies approval. George Orwell in “Shooting an elephant” and Langston Hughes in “Salvation” deal with the issue of “fitting in” in very different ways. George Orwell describes to us in “Shooting an elephant” the struggle that his character faces when to win the mobs approval and respect when he shoots down an innocent animal and sacrifices what he...
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  • Analysis of George Orwell's 'Shooting an Elephant'
    Technique Analysis of ‘Shooting an elephant’ Written by George Orwell Essay by Arthur Diennet In 1936, George Orwell published his short story ‘Shooting an elephant’ in an English magazine. Since then, it has been republished dozens of times and holds a place as a definitive anti-colonial piece of literature, in an era where the British Empire was at its peak and covered almost 1/3 of the Earth’s surface. George Orwell believed that “…imperialism was an evil thing...” and uses much...
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  • Shooting an Elephant - 723 Words
    “Shooting an Elephant” Response Orwell did not get along with the Burmese, nor did he like them because they would make fun of him and enjoyed insulting him while on duty. As for the British Raj, he felt as if the Raj was a cruel and aggressive government ruler and that his hatred towards him was so great that he would “drive a bayonet into a Buddhist priest’s guts.” (pg.3). Therefore Orwell being a white man has a great conflict with the Burmese. In paragraph 2, he began to talk about...
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