Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell

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In Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant ," an elephant in "must" escapes from its owner and terrorizes the streets of the town in Lower Burma. When the narrator receives the news that an elephant is ravaging the bazaar, he takes his small rifle to check out the situation. The narrator learns that the elephant has already destroyed a bamboo hut, killed a cow, raided a fruit stall, and flipped a...

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