For forms of government fools contest
A famous English writer, George Orwell, has observed that he was once a deputy ... He realised the hollowness of imperialism. His story ‘Shooting an Elephant’ has become a symbol of the puppet like governors who act under the pressure of the collected ...
A War, Before and After, Part 3
My roommate, who’d spent his weekend protesting the imminent invasion of Iraq, had to open doors and beers alike for me, between grim discussions about intervention and dueling George ... essay “Shooting an Elephant.” Through metaphor, Orwell ...
Orwell’s Lies: His Diaries Reveal Problems with the Truth
Journalists love George Orwell as if ... to question much of Orwell’s reporting. There’s no denying that Orwell was a very, very good writer—we know that from the above passage and classic reportage such as “Shooting an Elephant,” an account ...
The house had a permanent staff of nine, so there was nothing to do. My parents had stories about everywhere ... anti-colonialist essays, George Orwell’s “Shooting an Elephant,” an account of his experience in the British Imperial Police.
Behind the masks
George W Bush ... of the weapon by someone who does not wish to use it, and has lost all control of what can be done with it, or even of what it is for, but must go through with his part anyway. In "Shooting an Elephant", Orwell doesn't exactly come ...