Shooting an Elephant Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

Why does Orwell dislike words such as "constitute" and "phenomenon"? (from Chapter 6)

3.

What are the benefits of the poems in Chapter 17? (from Chapter 17)

4.

In Chapter 18, Orwell describes an image of what, taken from books such as "Tom Sawyer" and "Uncle Tom's Cabin"? (from Chapter 18)

5.

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

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