A reaction to shooting an elephant

A reaction to shooting an elephant

This time tables are turned for Orwell. In A hanging Orwell was the oppressor but in shooting an elephant I felt that Orwell was oppressed by the Burmese people as he mentions that “In Mullein, in lower Burma, I was hated by large numbers of people” and he emphasizes on that fact by adding “As…

Analyses of Shooting an Elephant

Analyses of Shooting an Elephant

“Shooting an Elephant” is an essay written by George Orwell in 1936. “Shooting an Elephant” is written chronologically and is a 1st person narrative. The tone of the essay is discomforting. The story takes place in Burma in the 1 ass’s. It depicts a situation in which the main character, a young Englishman, who is…

Orwell: Shooting An Elephant

Orwell: Shooting An Elephant

But, just like any living organism, sometimes elephants do the wrong thing, in the wrong place, at the wrong time. That’s what unfortunately happened to the elephant in Rowel’s piece, Shooting an Elephant. Rowel’s piece includes stylistic elements such as figurative language and juxtaposition to express the narrators indifferent, but also guilty attitude towards bringing…

Reaction to “Shooting an Elephant”

Reaction to “Shooting an Elephant”

In “Shooting an Elephant” George Orwell is not liked by the Burmese people because he is the representation of their oppressors, the British. He gets his chance to be the hero when an elephant gets loose and causes destruction and the people need him to kill the beast. What would have happened if he didn’t…

Response To Shooting An Elephant

Response To Shooting An Elephant

What do you expect? Before reading the essay, at the first sight of browsing through the title “Shooting an elephant,” it stroke me as an issue discussing the protection of extinct animals and what came to my mind is the impression of how human beings ravage the habitat of animals. With the story moving ahead,…

Shooting an Elephant

Shooting an Elephant

“Shooting and elephant” Erick Arthur Blair better known as George Orwell was born in Monitors, India on June 25, 1903. India into a family of the “lower-upper middle class. George Rowel’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…

Shooting an Elephant

Shooting an Elephant

Using symbolism, Orwell reveals the true impact of British occupancy of Burma and exposes the reality Of the empires imperialism, all while trying to justify taking a life. The elephant in Rowel’s essay acted as a symbol of the Burmese people. The animal “looked no more dangerous than a cow’ cows are known to be…

Shooting an Elephant

Shooting an Elephant

In the reading, Shooting an Elephant, George Orwell is narrating about his feeling and pressure shooting an elephant. A little about the writer, Orwell, is a British police officer who was born in India. He was hated by large numbers of people in Mullein, in Lower Burma as the British had colonized Burma. One day…

Shooting an Elephant

Shooting an Elephant

In the short story by George Orwell “Shooting an Elephant” the author unveiled to his audience the bureaucracy and his struggled with himself. As in so many other countries, bureaucracy and prejudice maybe found. However, in East Burma those days it was regiment. It appeared to be do as one says or pay the consequences…

Shooting an Elephant

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.…