George Orwell's Essay on his Life in Burma: "Shooting an Elephant"

Students read George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" as an analysis for the historical context. In this historical analysis lesson plan, students analyze the main points in the essay to identify its cultural and historical context. Students discuss Orwell's use of persuasive tools of symbolism, metaphor, and irony. Students write an essay about one of the lesson plan prompts.

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10th - Higher Ed
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