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Shooting an Elephant by Orwell
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In the paper “Shooting an Elephant by Orwell” the author focuses on many hidden issues, which arrive through Orwell’s telling of the story. In ‘Shooting an Elephant’, the narrator wrestles through the entire story over whether or not he should shoot and kill an elephant that has gone wild.… The narrator does mention that…
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The indigenous people in Shooting an Elephant
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This essay “The indigenous people in Shooting an Elephant” seems to focus more on the struggle that goes in the mind of a white man, who lives among the indigenous people of Burma. But the difference is that Orwell does not reflect any claim of imperialism which other British men had.… The treatment which he and the other European people in…
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The Morality of Imperialism in Orwells Shooting an Elephant
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This essay explores the morality of imperialism in Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant”. Imperialism begins with the thought that the colonizers are superior to the colonized, and they are doing the latter a moral favor by ruling over them.… This essay discusses that in “Shooting an Elephant,” George Orwell explores the moral…
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Stylistic analysis of Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
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In the paper “Stylistic analysis of Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell” the author analyzes a narrated story that is in the form of an essay. Orwell uses the essay to create awareness to his readers about the self-destruction that is caused by the imperialist system of government. … The essay seems so obviously ironic, although the…
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Book analysis-Rudyard Kipling's poem, White Man's Burden and George Orwell's essay, Shooting an Elephant
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Name of the Student English Name of the Concerned Professor 12 April 2013 Text Analysis of Rudyard Kipling’s Poem White Man’s Burden and George Orwell’s Essay Shooting an Elephant There is no denying the fact that imperialism is a concept that invokes a mixed response from the people, depending on whether the evincing person is affiliated to an imperialist nation or the one that has been subjugated.…
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What perspectives regarding colonialism is Orwell expressing in Shooting an Elephant
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Partly autobiographical in its content, the short story narrates the difficulties encountered by a colonial officer in Burma, as is sent on a… As Orwell notes very poignantly in the story, when the imperialists use force and authority to suppress the locals, it is the imperialists who suffer more. This is so due to two reasons. First, the imperial officer is…
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Analyze George Orwell's assessment of imperialism as portrayed in his short story Shooting an Elephant
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Your Name Name of of Professor Interrogating the categories of ‘victim’ and ‘perpetrator’ in George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant” George Orwell’s treatment of imperialism and its multifarious repercussions forms the chief subject of his short story “Shooting an Elephant.” Set in present day Myanmar, which was then known as Burma, an English colony, the story delves deep into the psyche of the author-narrator who works for the colonial administration.…
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Analyze George Orwell's, Shooting An Elephant through the eyes of the author of the Moral Instinct Steven Pinker
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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Shooting an elephant the moral implications We all have morals which guide us in all our day to day actions. Do we always follow these morals? More often than not we take a decision that seems appropriate at the time and try to justify it when faced with the consequences.… This has never been put across more effectively as in…
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Compare and contrast the techniques used to discuss colonialism in Jamaica Kincaids The Ugly Tourist and George Orwells Shooting an Elephant
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The authors illustrate various aspects in which colonialism is conducted and reactions by the locals as well as the colonialists… On the other hand, Orwell narrated a story of elephant, that symbolized the oppressed and enlightened about the advance effects of oppression to both the oppressed and oppressors. The article, Shooting an elephant is based in Burma…
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Research Paper on George Orwell and Kate Chopin and discuss some of their work use the stories The Storm and The Story of an Hour. also use George Orwells stories of Shooting an Elephant and A hanging and use lite
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George Orwell also reflected his own experiences in his work, looking at the world through both cruelty and kindness. Both of these writers… In the wake of having received extremely harsh criticism for her novel The Awakening, Kate Chopin would never publish another piece of her writing. The story “The Storm “was not published until it was included in a book…
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George Orwell's Shooting of Elephant
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The idea of this research emerged from the author’s interest in how is this done that George Orwell’s essay “Shooting an Elephant” tends to provide strong emotions. The primary focus of this paper topic is the question of what emotions is Orwell trying to provoke?… In the essay, Orwell narrated his internal conflict as he was…
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Writing 102 Prep
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“Shooting the Elephant” describes how a police officer in Burma is forced to shoot and kill an aggressive elephant. Orwell was a… This was mainly because of his life as a youth when he gained a scholarship as a student among England’s wealthy elite. He experienced several hardships in this cutthroat environment, and this influenced his political views.…
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George Orwell's Articles Is Good for College Students
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His novels and essays undergo interest as well as critique in a huge number of professionals and amateurs in the literary dimension. The question of George Orwell’s creation as a required… First and foremost, it should be admitted that George Orwell in his essay “Shooting an Elephant” applies to the serious politic theme. Such implication can be regarded as a…
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ANALYISI
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The burden on his mind partly connects with the idea that he has always desired to represent himself as a different kind of person from the oppressor. His actions and attitudes… Orwell is hopeless and confused (Orwell, 2003). The world he desires does not want to trust him, yet the world he hates seeks to absorb him completely within its systems. Orwell’s…
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How a Person's Employment Affects a Person's Identity
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Name Instructor Task Date How a Person's Employment Affects a Person's Identity Introduction Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell narrates about his incident during the British ruling in India. He made a critical decision of killing an elephant, which had caused havoc in the area.… It shows how students find familiar cultural identity with other Hispanic…
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Finding a theme in a story
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The majority of literary pieces are valuable not only because of the plot, the author’s experience and masterfulness but due to themes and topics discussed in them as well. Usually, even though a piece seems to touch upon a specific, isolated event, which does not relate to… the life lesson of Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell is that very often, one have…
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In the Midst of Pressures
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“Shooting an Elephant” and “Salvation” are two short stories that show how a person could react in times of pressure. The main character in the first story did not really like to shoot the elephant but because of the two thousand Burmese who were expecting him to shoot it, he was driven to do what was against his will. … He was concerned about how the people…
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Textual Analysis Essay - Draft 1
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George Orwell’s short story “Shooting an Elephant” captures the personal struggles of an individual grappling with the conscience of colonialism and torn between the demands of duty and the guilt of serving an oppressive empire. The author uses various styles and… The use of first person point of view adds to the vividness and authenticity of the story. Orwell…
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George Orwells Shooting an Elephant
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In the paper “George Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant” the author analyzes the story, which starts with a thoughtful introduction to the narrator’s action where he comments about being a colonial policeman among British Burma within the twentieth century.… The action of shooting an elephant starts when the narrator gets a telephone…
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Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
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In the essay “Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell” the author analyzes“ old values” that are closely connected with British colonialism. From Orwell’s letters and essays it becomes clear, that he was a great patriot of Britain.… Orwell writes: “I did not want to shoot the elephant… It seemed to me that it…
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Essay
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The Symbolic Importance of the Elephant in George Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant. There are a lot of symbols in Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant. The narrator himself, his rifle, a dead body of Dravidian coolie, and, of course an elephant – are just the most obvious symbols.… The elephant was often considered as the symbol of author’s self, or the symbol of…
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Orwell's Essay's
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Shooting an Elephant George Orwell’s story “Shooting an Elephant” is a potent illustration of the problematic relationship between the colonists and the colonized and the psychological battles that the defenders of the empire had to endure in the discharge of their duties.… The narrator’s difficult condition stems from his divided world, which, on the one…
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Orwell's Essay's
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George Orwell’s story “Shooting an Elephant” is a potent illustration of the problematic relationship between the colonists and the colonized and the psychological battles that the defenders of the empire had to endure in the discharge of their duties. As a young officer… The narrator’s difficult condition stems from his divided world, which, on the one hand…
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Personal experience essay
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Name Instructor Class 29 September 2012 A Woman’s Fist: Personal Growth in the Midst of Social Inequality and Division A tomboy looked up and got a fistful punch, as a pack of older boys ridiculed her for being a woman trapped in a man’s body. She only wanted to defend her younger brothers from these school bullies, but all she could do was to stop her tears from flowing as she angrily stared at those large-boned boys through her reddened eyes.…
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Answering Questions 1
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With description, the reader is driven into a clearer understanding of each and every episode and happening. The most significance of describing events is that the writer assumes… Not only are they fundamental to him, but through his shared thoughts, the world is made aware of the effects of imperialism; the misfortune that inferior human races are made to go…
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