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  • Going Against Morality In Shooting An Elephant And Dog Lab

    Going Against Morality Each person will have to distinguish what they believe is right and wrong some point in their life. Even when they know something is wrong, they will act to avoid looking like a fool or for personal gain. In both essays, “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell and “Dog Lab” by Claire McCarthy, they are caught in situations where they must make a choice. Outside factors will influence the choice they make, which goes against their moral beliefs, ending in unjust behavior.…

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  • Controversy: The Rights Of Free Speech

    Most people want to have freedom to do whatever they would like to do, especially giving their opinions in public areas. A purpose of giving speech is to change audiences’ thoughts or provide information that people do not know or incite people to do something for benefits. People usually see a president of a country gives their speech in front of its citizens to inform situations and policy of a nation. Audiences also have to ponder what the president talks about. However, this kind of speech…

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  • Summary Of Shooting An Elephant

    The story “Shooting an Elephant” the author talks about him getting forced into doing something he didn't want to. It all happen when he was told that an elephant was out of control he had to do something before the elephant caused more harm to the public. He got a rifle and headed where the elephant was located at. The elephant was there peacefully eating showing no signs of danger. He didn't want to shot the elephant and more people were coming behind waiting for the elephant to be shot. As…

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  • What Happened In The Book Night By Elie Wiesel

    it's almost impossible to leave the country. United nations high commissioner for refugees, (UNHCR) estimates that 130,000 Rohingyas have fled Bangladesh and western Arakan state since the outbreak of violence in 2012, according to U.S. campaign for Burma.(the guardian) Sadly less than half of those people actually made it out of the country safely. Even with the genocide starting five years ago we were not able to control it then (at its weakest part) and we won't be able to control it now,…

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  • Analysis Of George Orwell's Essay 'Shooting An Elephant'

    Gorge, Orwell writes about an elephant in his essay “Shooting an Elephant” where the main craters is a police man for the British emperor in one of the eastern countries. This police man has an internal power struggle with his duty and internal feelings of what he knows as right. In this country he imply about how the people there are cage and are oppressed by the British Emperor he is also concern with his duty and how the people view him. Even though the policeman is authority figure he takes…

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  • George Orwell Shooting An Elephant Essay

    In the essay “Shooting an Elephant” George Orwell experiences first hand the oppression that imperialism opposes on the Burmese people. Orwell’s symbolism of the hunting rifle, elephant, and the collie are used to represent the evils of British imperialism. Orwell's use of the hunting rifle to symbolize the intensity of peer pressure,k the power, and control the British had over the Burmese people. Orwell emphasises to the reader that he “had no intention of shooting the elephant.” (pg.…

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  • Braveheart Imperialism

    Braveheart, released in 1995, stars Mel Gibson as William Wallace, the famous warrior and leader of the War for Scottish Independence in the thirteenth century. The film is largely based on historical truths and folklore, with the occasional Hollywood exaggeration intertwined. There are several problems with the film that cannot easily be overlooked. One of the most obvious regards injury and health during the rebellion: the men in Wallace’s army did not have armor and were frequently and…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: What's Shooting An Elephant?

    The scenario I chose is Shooting an Elephant. The guy that they called for when the elephant started to go crazy, was supposed to go and kill the elephant. He only brought his pistol just in case if the elephant went crazy he would just shoot and hopefully that would scare it away. The whole way there when he was walking there to see if it was real. He kept hearing stories about the elephant and they were all different, so he never believed any of them. All the people were excited for him to…

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  • Old Town Incident

    The quiet streets in Old Town on November 9th of 2016 didn’t last very long. The streets were filled with people scattering as an elephant ran loose. The “Wrongling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus” had lost their entertainment elephant, Fluffy, to the the city. This incident occurred as the circus was on their way to George Mason University for a performance. Fitzwilliam Darcy, a 55 year old man whom is the manager of the circus, stated to us that this is very unusual for the elephant to act…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Mr. George Orwell's Shooting An Elephant

    “Shooting an Elephant”. Orwell’s features an entertaining and informative style of the characters and how they feel tend to draw us into Burma. Orwell utilizes the use of ethos throughout the story making you sympathize with the main character. In "Shooting an Elephant", Orwell tries to gain the sympathy of the Burman folk by expressing his feelings as an English man in Burma, yet he fails to convey to the Burmese his intentions, troubled with his morals, and showing a sense of tenderness to the…

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