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  • Shooting an Elephant Analysis

    In George Orwell’s essay “Shooting an Elephant” (1936)‚ he reveals that he despises the very idea of imperialism. Orwell shows this by using an extended metaphor throughout the entire essay. The metaphor is shown through the story of him shooting an elephant. He is representing the entire British nation‚ and their imperialistic values. He shows that he does not really want to shoot this elephant if it is not necessary but the Burmese people keep pressuring him to do something and to do it right

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    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 Analysis

    Adam Smack 7/26/15 ENG 101 Response Analysis The reading‚ "Shooting an Elephant" takes place in Moulmein. He starts of the story in spectacle as to why the locals have so much hatred toward the Europeans when in all reality his main goal was only to help and protect the townspeople from any hurt‚ harm or danger that may come their way. In this story‚ the police officer’s duty was to respond to a report of the death of a man who was killed by a stray elephant. Upon approaching the dead man‚ he finds

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  • Shooting an Elephant

    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 of everything. The situation of shooting of

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  • Shooting And Elephant Analysis

    In the story “Shooting and Elephant” by George Orwell‚ the essay is based on the authors experience with the Indian Imperial Police. The narrator had begun to question the presence of the British who were located in the Far East. Orwell was for the Burmese and against their oppressors the British. He described himself as being a “young ill-educated‚” who bitterly hated his job. I think that the narrator was writing this story to inform about how the natives hated the British as any country would

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  • Shooting Elephant

    In the article ¡°Shooting an Elephant‚¡± Orwell describes his experience of killing an elephant to express the real nature and sorrow of imperialism. He first confesses his bitter life in Moulmein and the baiting by the native people of European. He goes on to narrate a tiny event of shooting an elephant which makes him to realize the real characteristic of imperialism. By reading and thinking this essay in depth‚ I perceive the main theme the essay is that the real nature of imperialism actually

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  • Shooting an Elephant

    A.P English 10-1813 Shooting an Elephant essay Have you ever been influenced by others to do something you do not want to do? A lot of people have‚ including George Orwell in his essay Shooting an Elephant. Being influenced by others‚ also known as peer pressure is a thing that happens every day‚ not only in high schools like most people think but outside of schools and in the real world. In Orwell’s essay he did something because he did not want the people of the town to think poorly of him

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  • Shooting an Elephant

    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 of

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  • Shooting an Elephant

    Shooting an ElephantShooting 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 rifle

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  • Shooting an Elephant

    S. Zamb. November 29‚ 2001 “Shooting and elephant” Erick Arthur Blair better known as George Orwell was born in Mohitari‚ India on June 25‚ 1903. India into a family of the “lower-upper middle class. George Orwell’s education brought him to England where he was unable to win a scholarship to continue his studies. With a very few opportunities available‚ he followed his father’s path into service with the British Empire. Orwell joined the Indian Imperial Police from 1922 to 1927. When

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