I perceived in this moment that when the white man turns tyrant it is his own freedom
that he destroys. He becomes a sort of hollow, posing dummy, the conventionalized
figure of a sahib. For it is the condition of his rule that he shall spend his life in trying to
impress the "natives," and so in every crisis he has got to do what the "natives" expect
of him. . . . A sahib has got to act like a sahib; he has got to appear resolute, to know his
own mind and do definite things.
Based on this excerpt, what does "sahib"
Which theme of imperialist literature is echoed in
A Room of One's Own
Based on the essay "Shooting an Elephant," what does Orwell
Meanwhile [Shakespeare's] extraordinarily gifted sister, let us suppose, remained at
home. She was as adventurous, as imaginative, as agog to see the world as he was.
But she was not sent to school. She had no chance of learning grammar and logic, let
alone of reading Horace and Virgil. She picked up a book now and then, one of her
brother's perhaps, and read a few pages. But then her parents came in and told her to
mend the stockings or mind the stew and not moon about with books and papers.
conveys how Woolf achieves her purpose in this excerpt?
She tells a story to show how many great works have gone unnoticed due to sexism.
She uses the phrase "extraordinarily gifted" to show that talent ran in Shakespeare's family.