Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
Jimmy Nguyen Period 1 10/19/10
As a police officer, nobody appreciates you. George Orwell s attitude is applied to the gray environment of Burma by tone, imagery, and diction to show of how his aimless situations that they are applied in his life under the control of imperialism. Countless of eyes peaking out on every corner of the street watching Orwell s action, living under the control of imperialism shows that life wouldn t make a difference and become noticeable among the people of the revolting Burma regardless of his motivation, purpose, usefulness, and generosity. George Orwell s attitude is applied to the gray environment of Burma by tone, imagery, and diction to show of how his aimless situations that they are applied in his life under the control of imperialism. Orwell uses exaggeration to show that imperialism that whatever he see things for once will be projected for the next 10 years to be like that. Stating that young Buddhist is the worst of all in Europe and thousands of them jeering at the, in this scenario even countless of religious people are terrible under the control of imperialism. Most people believe that religious figures are great and friendly, but this assumption has been the opposition in Orwell s view of imperialism. In paragraph one, with the adjective hideous for we define it as filthy, disgust, and awful while it is detailing the noun laughter : enjoyable, graceful, and warm; it works together like a yin-yang. The irony of religious figures was being disrespectful, cruel, and corrupted to a police officer who is just patrolling around to make sure things are going well in Burma. The wretched prisoners huddle in the stinking cages of the lock-ups, the grey upon this description Orwell describes the citizens under the control of imperialism had not cared the condition of these fellow people in Burma. The crowd yelled with hideous laughter. with the adjective hideous for we define it as filthy, disgust, and awful while it is detailing the noun laughter : enjoyable, graceful, and warm; it works together like a yin-yang (good and bad). The people in Burma doesn t seem to respect Britain s authority In addition, Orwell uses diction to guide the sounding of the meaning of every word. In paragraph two, his frustration occurs within the word rage and hatred as he explains why with his sympathy on evil-spirited little beasts for what they re known as annoying little kids that is making his job impossible. His In conclusion, George Orwell used all of these simple devices to manipulate and contradict our feelings on the passages of his essay by diction of words that is used to get us imagining the situation that the readers were actually there by our five senses. His attitude toward the idea of Shooting an Elephant wasn t just always about idea of Imperialism itself and how he hated his job and the people. From the moment when he describes bunch of lengthy paragraphs, showed that he had a curiosity and sympathy while he was doing his job unexpectedly when he was assigned to shoot the elephant.