Shooting an Elephant Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


In Orwell's ideal world, how would the quality of each work be reflected in its reviews? (from Chapter 14)


What is Orwell's problem with phrases like "swan song"? (from Chapter 6)


What does Orwell refer to as the era of great murder mystery literature? (from Chapter 11)


What does Orwell say about children's books, in Chapter 18? (from Chapter 18)


According to Orwell, what is the primary purpose of language? (from Chapter 6)

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