Shooting an Elephant

An Essay

by George Orwell
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I read this in school many years ago, so it was very valuable to me reading it once more. We should require it of people in adulthood so the applications are current, especially now. In fact, now I wonder if this is where I got my affinity for elephants that has remained for decades. I felt the horror all over as he described the death of the poor animal.