The story that my evaluation will be based on is Shooting an Elephant written in 1936. The author George Orwell was born in 1903 in India to a British officer raised in England. He attended Eton College, which introduced him to Englandís middle and upper classes. He was denied a scholarship, which led him to become a police officer for the Indian Imperial in 1922. He served in Burma until resigning in 1927 due to the lack of
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just stated that the elephant died after many shots or in any other basic way. Overall I did enjoy the message very much and felt that it fit into the section very well, but I did not care for the way the author displayed the message.
Abcarian, Richard and Marvin Klotz. Literature: Reading and Writing the Human
Experience. Boston: Betford/St. Martinís, 2000
Orwell, George. Shooting an Elephant. Boston: Betford/St. Martinís, 1936 (2000): 680-