Compare and contrast the conflicts faced by Orwell in “Shooting an Elephant” to those faced by Gideon in “No Witchcraft for Sale.” To what unique revelation does Orwell’s position as a police officer lead him?

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  1. British Literature

    Compare and contrast the conflicts faced by Orwell in “Shooting an Elephant” to those faced by Gideon in “No Witchcraft for Sale.” To what unique revelation does Orwell’s position as a police officer lead him? How can Gideon’s ultimate decision not to share his ...
  2. British Literature

    1. Compare and contrast the conflicts faced by Orwell in “Shooting an Elephant” to those faced by Gideon in “No Witchcraft for Sale.” To what unique revelation does Orwell’s position as a police officer lead him? How can Gideon’s ultimate decision not to share his ...
  3. Ms. Sue! (English)

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  4. Literature

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  5. English

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  6. english

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  7. Language Arts

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  8. english

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  9. 1984

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  10. Art

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  11. Economics

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  12. english

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  13. Animal Farm

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  14. English Grade 11

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  15. Animal Farm by George Orwell

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  16. English

    George Orwell was the Modernist mand that reveals how his life was in his works of Down and Out in Paris and London. Is this a good thesis for my paper? or please help me change it to be good I don't see how "modernist" describes Orwell's account of his poverty in Down and Out...
  17. English

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  18. psychology

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  19. ENGLISH!! HELP!!!

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  20. English

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  21. English

    I really hope you can have a look at my sentences. I forgot to include these last ones. 1)Describe the details of Winston Smith's life as they appear in the opening (?) to George Orwell's 1984? 2) Why can Orwell's 1984 be considered as an anti-utopian novel? 3) Through the ...
  22. Language Arts

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  23. English

    Is this a good outline for now? for my book Down and Out in Paris and London I. Introduction A. Catch Sentence: Why did George Orwell have such a suffering experiences in his life? B. General Information: George Orwell’s pen name of Eric Blair was born in 1903. His family ...
  24. english

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  25. English

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  26. English Language & Composition

    In this essay there are 6 sources. I would type it out but I doubt that someone will read all the sources to help me out. If you want, I could type every source out. Can someone help me explain what this is asking and how I could make a thesis statement out of it??? Now, the ...
  27. english

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  28. microeconomics

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  29. english

    How is Orwell's Animal Farm an allegory? Answer:a. Orwell’s Animal Farm is an allegory because there are two political overtones within this story. On the surface you have a story that depicts a tale of a society of animals that shape into a dictatorial rule. The second ...
  30. English

    Thank you for your suggestions. Here are some more sentences I'd like you to check. 1)On leaving school (After leaving Eton), Orwell served in Burma for the Indian Imperial Police. 2) On his return to England he experienced poverty at first hand. As a matter of fact, he sought...
  31. Social Studies

    What was a primary challenge faced by the Jamestown colonists during the first few years? a.They chose an unsecure location b.They lacked knowlede c.They faced fierce trading competition from the French and Dutch. d.All of the crops they grew had to be shipped back to King ...
  32. english

    In Germany they came first for the Communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then ...
  33. English

    Writeacher, here is the other question I'd like them to answer. 1) Go over George Orwell's life focusing your attention on those episodes which strengthened his indifference to accepted values and strong-mindedness. (I don’t want students to repeat Orwell’s life but to ...
  34. Social St

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  35. english

    Do you think that Orwell's use of allegory rhetorically is successful? Answer:a. I think that Orwell’s use of allegory rhetorically is successful because Animal Farm is a figurative representation of the Russian Revolution depicting what went wrong when Czarist Russia ...
  36. Social studies

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  37. math

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  38. Math

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  39. Government

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  40. English ( please check my answer!)

    In “No Witchcraft for Sale,” what belief prevents Gideon from sharing his people’s knowledge with the Farquars? (a)He believes his people’s culture is sacred and cannot be shared even if it might benefit others. (b)He thinks white people are only interested in making ...
  41. english

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  42. english

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  43. US History

    Need help answering this: 'During the 1890s local storekeepers protested rural free delivery by the Post Office because they feared competition from mail-order businesses that offered a greater variety of goods at lower prices. Describe the challenges faced by local ...
  44. math

    Graph the quadratic functions y = -2x2 and y = -2x2 + 4 on a separate piece of paper. Using those graphs, compare and contrast the shape and position of the graphs.
  45. math

    Graph the quadratic functions y = -2x2 and y = -2x2 + 4 on a separate piece of paper. Using those graphs, compare and contrast the shape and position of the graphs. (3 points)
  46. English

    Question: When an animated cartoon was made of Animal Farm, it was given a happy ending. Animals everywhere hear that Napoleon has betrayed the cause of animalism. They join in a second revolution and succeed in overthrowing him. This leads to the establishment of the original...
  47. Geography

    I need to write a compare and contrast essay on global conflicts specifically Xinjiang, Chechnya, and Quebec, I have read so many articles and I still don't get it.
  48. world history

    In 1962, President John F. Kennedy was faced with a decision to avoid nuclear war. What occurred to place the United States in that position? I say The Soviets placed missiles in Cuba.
  49. statistics

    Thirty percent of the students in a high school face a disciplinary action of some kind before they graduate. Of those students, 40% go on to college. Of the 70% who do not face a disciplinary action, 60% go on to college. What percent of the students from the high school go ...
  50. FDR+OBama

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  51. Astronomy

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  52. English

    In both the Gettysburg Address and “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” the writers comment on the tribulations faced by a nation at war. honor those who have fought for freedom. demand the revision of the nation’s unjust laws. expound on the notion of tolerance for others my ...
  53. Science

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  54. Science

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  55. English Grade 11

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  56. biology

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  57. bio

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  58. Science Question?

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  59. democratic politics 10th grade cbse

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  60. history

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  61. Statistics

    A medical research team studied the number of head and neck injuries sustained by hockey players. Of the 200 players who wore a full-faced shield, 40 sustained an injury. Of the 250 players who wore a half-faced shield, 60 sustained an injury. At á = 0.05, can you reject the ...
  62. History/ English

    What does the novel 1984 by George Orwell teach us about history? In what ways is Winston a historian?
  63. Romeo and Juliet, Compare and Contrast

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  64. History

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  65. history

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  66. U.S. History

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  67. English

    what social and political developments predicted in 1984 by George Orwell seem to have come true i our present society? Please include any examples, thank you!
  68. math

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  69. history

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  70. Art

    When mentioning the exam's topics, can I include: Entire reading of abridged edition of Orwell's 1984. Is the adjective "entire" proper? Thank you, Writeacher.
  71. BIO

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  72. English

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  73. Compound Interest

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  74. Forensic Psychologist

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  75. Really quick LA question

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  76. English

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  77. Language Arts

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  78. Language Arts

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  79. subordinate groups

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  80. Career Help

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  81. english

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  82. English

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  83. Social St

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  84. History

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  85. AP English Lang. & Comp.

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  86. English

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  87. US History

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  88. ?

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  89. world History

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  90. geology (science)

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  91. College English

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  92. english

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  93. English

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  94. french

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  95. English

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  96. social studies

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  97. social studies

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  98. u.s history

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  99. social studies

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  100. help i have no idea!!!!!!

    the challenges Earhart faced throughout her life.
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