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Shooting an Elephant Quiz

This Study Guide consists of approximately 83 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Shooting an Elephant.

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


The murderer, according to Orwell, kills his victim to avoid what? (from Chapter 11)


According to Burnham, what place do workers occupy in the new socialist structure? (from Chapter 9)


According to Orwell, literature is in danger from censorship, and what else? (from Chapter 8)


How does Orwell describe the ideal murderer, in a murder story? (from Chapter 11)


What is the first poem Orwell mentions in Chapter 17? (from Chapter 17)

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