A Classic Essay by George Orwell: 'A Hanging'
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"The Price of Pride," written by Dennis Crask when he was a student in ENG 1001, is an excellent essay on George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant." With Dennis' permission, the essay is copied below. The essay is outstanding, with strong organization and especially effective support and development of ideas. Dennis uses a sophisticated writing voice and demonstrates a mastery of English grammar, punctuation, and word-choice. I have made only two minor corrections to the punctuation in the essay.
How to Compose a Critical Essay on George Orwell's 'A Hanging'
Challenged perhaps only by as his most famous essay, “Politics and the English Language” expressed George Orwell’s growing concerns and complaints about contemporary English writing styles.