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Shooting an Elephant
Updated: 10/9/2020
Shooting an Elephant
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  • "Shooting an Elephant," by George OrwellMyles RabonBlock 8
  • A boy named George Orwell was an officer in a country in Europe called Burma. He was also made fun of because the Burmese didn't like Europeans
  • During one of his shifts, another officer told him that there was a rogue elephant and needed to see the incident.
  • George went to see what was happening, then he overheard that the rogue elephant killed someone. Orwell was pressured into killing the elephant.
  • Rumors spread that Orwell killed the elephant and lots of people gathered to see the dead elephant. Orwell didn't like the sight of the elephant and felt guilty about it. He then decided to leave.
  • A few hours go by and people congratulated him for doing the right thing. In the end, he learns that he shouldn't let his emotions get the best of him.
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