Burma Essays

Compairison of Amy Tans Mother Tongue Snd Orwells Shooting an Elephant

Even though Tan and Orwell have two different approaches to showing a struggle to fit into society, they are actually in agreement that people who come from different places struggle to fit. This common ground becomes apparent through the emotion behind each authors’ writing. In both Tan and Orwell’s writing they show a variety of feelings. These feelings consist of sadness, anger and bitterness. The first illustration of both authors’ accord is the way each of them express sadness from…

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George Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant_ Insights on Imperialism, Ethical Conflicts and Fear of Judgment

George Orwell’s essay “Shooting an Elephant,” introduces an interesting insight on imperialism, ethical conflicts and fear of judgement through the inner workings of a European police officer given the grueling task of dealing with an elephant in musk within Moulmein, in lower Burma. Imperialism, as defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, reads that Imperialism is “a policy of extending a country’s power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means.” Interestingly, Orwell shows imperialism in his work…

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The British Characters in ‘burmese Days’ Believe They Are the Rulers of Burma. Does Orwell Agree_ Can We Determine Who the Rulers Are and Who Are the Ruled_

‘Burmese Days’ is a novel that is set in the days of British rule in India. It is centers on the rule of the white people in India. George Orwell clearly shows that the British characters are the leaders in this novel, or maybe they are the ones who believe they are rulers as they say that they are the masters of the-the Burmese people. Discussion The British characters are the one enjoying multiple privileges in this country. For instance…

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Orwell_ Shooting an Elephant – Analysis Paper

Prompt 3 “Read carefully paragrphs 11-13 of Orwells Shooting An Elephant. THen write a well-organized essay explaining how the author uses stylistic devices and rhetoical strategies to convey his attitude toward the shooting of the elephant. Elephants were once, and are currently, considered prized possessions in some parts of the world. The taming of these majestic creatures dates all the way back to BC and, since then, elephants have continued to hold high value especially ceremonially, labor-wise, and culturally. But,…

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Pepsi’s Burma Connection

Burma is an Asian country with a population of 42 million. The country is poor with a per capita gross domestic product of only $408, a high infant mortality rate, a low life expectancy and inflation above 20 percent. Burma gained independence from British rule in 1948. In September 1988 the army under the General U. Saw Maung assumed control and brutally repressed dissent, killing; it’s believed thousands of students and civilian. General Maung replaced the government with the State…

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Political and Economic Effects of Mongol Rule on China and Middle East

Yuan economic policies also accommodated traditional Chinese practices. Yuan rulers did not try to convert China into the Mongol-style nomadic economy; instead, they fostered agriculture. They restored the she, rural organizations composed of about 50 families, to assist in farming. These organizations also improved flood control, established charity granaries for orphans and widows, and introduced such new crops as sorghum. In addition, early Yuan emperors sought to protect the peasants by devising a regular, fixed system of taxation. Unlike previous…

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