Explain George Orwell’s attitude towards imperialism and colonialism in Shooting an Elephant.

Answer: Shooting an Elephant is an essay written by George Orwell first published in the autumn of 1936. The essay mainly describes a white British imperial police officer’s experience in Burma when he ought to encounter a ravaging elephant while he was on duty. The story is set in the British-conquered Burma. George Orwell’s “Shooting Read More

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Explain George Orwell’s attitude towards imperialism and colonialism in Shooting an Elephant.

Answer: Shooting an Elephant is an essay written by George Orwell first published in the autumn of 1936. The essay mainly describes a white British imperial police officer’s experience in Burma when he ought to encounter a ravaging elephant while he was on duty. The story is set in the British-conquered Burma. George Orwell’s “Shooting Read More

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Discuss the psychological conflict of the narrator in the essay Shooting an Elephant.

Answer: In ‘Shooting an Elephant,’ George Orwell finds himself in a difficult situation. ‘Shooting an Elephant’ is an autobiographical essay in which Orwell describes in realistic and graphic details his own experience in Burma during the British colonial rule in the sub-continent as sub-divisional police officer. In the essay the author very skillfully and opt-fully Read More

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