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“Shooting an Elephant” by George Orwell Questions 1. What makes the narrator important enough to be "hated by large numbers of people"? 2. What does the narrator mean when he says, “still less did I know that [the British Empire] is a great deal better than the younger empires that are going to supplant it”? 3. What pressure does the narrator feel from the people of Moulmein? What do they expect from him? 4. Why doesn’t the narrator want to shoot the elephant? Why does he
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Unformatted text preview: feel obligated to do so? Why does he say he did it “solely to avoid looking a fool”? 5. What power does the narrator have over the people of Moulmein? What power do the people of Moulmein have over the narrator? 6. Did the narrator do the right thing? Why or why not? How do you know? 7. What does it mean to be a moral leader in an immoral system?...
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