Shooting an Elephant

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In Orwell’s essay “Shooting An Elephant” he describes the way he felt about the decisions he had to make and the pressure he was put under by all of the people around him. He emphasizes the fact of him being a police officer that was put in a situation that entitled him to make the people of his town feel safe and secure about the life that they were living. It was clear that …

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…of your life. However, everyone must make their own decisions about things like that, because it is going to effect you for the rest of your life. I think my situation is very similar to that of Orwell, only I don’t regret what I did because it made me want to rise to just about any challenge. Hopefully this experience won’t lead me to take anymore risks that could lead to a problem.