Rhetorical Analysis Of George Orwell's 'Shooting An Elephant'
Orwell establishes authority through reflective tone, and specific details; logic through metaphor and analogy; and emotional connection through self-deprecating tone, direct reader address, and colloquial language. Orwell’s rhetoric conveys how the imperialism lacks power and how the Burmese people are the oppressors. Through Orwell’s claim, it proves that having power is not as great as it appears to be. Additionally, we are blinded by the stereotypical knowledge about imperialism which is imperialism is tyranny, when in fact, the are the ones being oppressed. In essence, power is just an illusion people believes to be a great thing to possess because people often think that people who has power are always