Shooting an Elephant

Shooting an Elephant

                   By George Orwell

हिंदी Analysis of the Essay


´A narrative essay about Orwell’s time as a police officer for the British Raj in colonial Burma
´Upholding the Law
´It was administered as a province of India until 1937, then it becomes separate self governing colony, attaining its independence on January 4, 1948
´British conquered Burma over a period of 62 years , during Anglo Burmese wars took place 


´Faces challenges as a police officer
´People of Burma hates the imperial rule
´They harass Orwell, Laugh at him
´Orwell avoid the ridicule of Burmese
´One day Orwell learns that an elephant broken its chain
´The Elephant rampaging through a bazaar, wreaking havoc
´Orwell sets out with a small rifle to see what’s happening
´When he arrives at shanty town area , he finds the mess of elephant
´Without intention of killing an elephant Orwell sends the rifle
´He killed the elephant and people starts collecting meat , he remains as a fool


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