Elephant By George Orwell Summary

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George Orwell wasn’t a bad guy; he respected his job as a police officer and showed everyone he met with the most respect. But everyone didn’t show him with the same respect; this lead to George thinking about quitting his job. He decided to stay and work things out, but he didn 't know that his life was about to take a turn for the worse. One day the station got a call about a wild elephant on the loose destroying the city; but George wasn’t scare and got a rifle and headed out. But Geogre never thought he would be killing something on this day. George was just living life like it was another day of the week until he got the call. An elephant was on the loose and the station call on George to do something about it. George was always a very strong man who tried to never show fear; “ I did not know what I could do, but I wanted to see what was…show more content…
“I rounded the hut and saw a man’s dead body sprawling in the mud. He was an Indian, a black Dravidian coolie,” said George after he notice the body. George felt very uneasy after he witness this body; he had seen corpses before that looked devilish, but this was one of a kind. George knew then that he couldn’t just fire a warning shot to scare the beast away, but he had to kill it. He then sent a order to his friends house nearby to borrow an elephant rifle. Now that he has the rifle he went out searching for the beast and notice that the people of the small town was following him and had similes and was full of joy to know that he was going to kill it. “They wanted the meat anyway” said George. He never intended on shooting the elephant but he knew he had to do what was right. George finally founded the elephant a distance away, but the elephant was eating and being peaceful. This put a soft spot in George heart, and he knew then that he couldn’t kill this beautiful
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