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    mean the others agree with them too. For example, in “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell, the speaker ponders whether he should kill the elephant to please the people. Whether he shoots it or not, not everyone would be pleased with his decision.In addition, the speaker of “Shooting an Elephant” is a sub-divisional police officer and a lot of people hate him, thus leading him wanting to please the people by shooting the elephant. Orwell persuades the readers that under imperialism both…

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    George Orwell is a very smart man and displays his intelligence in his short story “Shooting an Elephant,”. When George Orwell wrote “Shooting an Elephant,” he made one of the characters go through this exact situation in a brilliant manner. There are many very advanced strategies that Orwell displays in his short story. In George Orwell's short story “Shooting an Elephant,” he provides examples that uncover more in the story than what meets the eye and gives a bit more meaning than the average…

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    The descriptive detail of “Shooting an Elephant,” is so powerful that it persuades the reader, through its descriptions. A successful visual will transfer the perspectives and emotions of the narrator to its audience. The quote “But even then I was not thinking particularly of my own skin, only of the watchful yellow faces behind,” makes the reader feel a sense sympathy for the police officer (Orwell 624). The writer’s choice of wording, “yellow faces,” makes the reader self-consciously judge…

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    The True Power of Imperialism George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant” describes the experience of the English narrator, possibly Orwell himself, called upon to shoot an aggressive elephant while working as a police officer in Burma. Because the locals expect him to do the job, Orwell shoots the elephant against his better judgment due to the pressure to uphold the reputation of the British. “Shooting an Elephant” shows how imperialism can result in undesirable behavior and inflect harm on…

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    The ultimate goal of imperialism is control, however, control is not always positive. In George Orwell’s short story “Shooting an Elephant,” the effects of imperialism are explained. imperialism causes repercussions on the respect and morality of, not only the people of Burma, but also the people of the imperial power. Imperialism causes an anti-Europeans sentiment, which leads to resentment by the oppressed, and also causes the oppressors to be imprisoned by the system of imperialism, which…

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    shooting an elephant, what happened in it has police officer and the story has In this powerful essay, George Orwell uses the symbol of when he was forced to shoot an elephant to describe the foolhardiness and inherent weakness of the colonial endeavour. He describes how the elephant did not need to be shot and how he really didn't want to shoot it. However, when he finally reaches the elephant, the crowd that is getting bigger with every moment pressurises him into shooting the elephant and he…

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    from both stories feel. First of all, the main difference in both these characters is that one of them gave in to the peer pressure and the other didn’t. In Shooting an Elephant, George gave in to the peer pressure as he felt that the easier way would be the better way to evade the problem. He decided to shoot and kill the elephant just like the Burmese wanted him to, even though his heart wasn’t in it. But in Divergent, Beatrice overcomes her peer pressure and followed her heart’s passion to…

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    the essay, “shooting an Elephant” George Orwell described an unsettling personal experience that occurred while he was employed as a British police officer in Burma. Even though Orwell was an authority figure with military supremacy, Orwell was still being ill-treated and made a mockery of by the Burmese. Orwell is soon involved in a predicament with dealing with a must elephant that killed a coolie. Now, Orwell is helplessly torn with the idea of shooting a harmless elephant that was in must or…

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    stories that have been studied are Shooting An Elephant and No Witchcraft for Sale. Both of these stories contain special accounts of the narrator’s experiences. Three messages from these two short stories are: Don’t let peer pressure make your decisions, know who your enemies are, and believe in yourself. One message that these two short stories have in common is don’t let peer pressure make your decisions. This is particularly evident in Shooting an Elephant. The narrator of this story shares…

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    Did you know that wild animals have attitudes? I thought it wasn’t true, but it honestly is and it can be seen in both The World’s First Superstar by Lauren Tarshis and in Say Goodbye To The Elephants by Adee Braun. These two articles are perfect examples of how attitudes have changed since Jumbo’s time and why they have changed. All animals have done a good job showing that they have attitudes, and that we need to respect them. They have changed since Jumbos time due to the evolution of…

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