51 “Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell

In “Shooting an Elephant,” author George Orwell finds himself in a position of authority as an Indian community encounters a rampaging elephant.

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As you are reading, identify the following:

  • The “situation”
  • The “complications”
  • The “lesson” the author learned from the experience

 

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