How does Orwell present British imperialism in his essay "Shooting an Elephant"?
First, it harms the native Burmese who are caught under the harsh thumb of British rule. He discusses how, as an imperial police officer, he saw the "dirty work" of Empire up close in the "cowed faces" and "scarred buttocks" of the Burmese prisoners.
Second, he talks about the dehumanizing effect...
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