"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on His Life in Burma

High school readers examine George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" for examples of symbolism, metaphor, connotation, and irony. They analyze how these literary tools convey the writer's main point and contribute to the persuasive effect of the text. The resource is thorough, if a bit cumbersome.

9th - 12th English Language Arts 95 Views 242 Downloads
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