Shooting an Elephant Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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


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


What does Burnham write about Stalin? (from Chapter 9)


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


Orwell worries that liberty cannot exist without what? (from Chapter 8)

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