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I have recently seen The Elephant Kingdom Imax movie. ... African elephants are the biggest specie of elephants. ... These ears help to cool the elephant down. ... The elephant also has thick skin and sparse hair.The African elephant is native to many parts in southern, central, and eastern Africa. The elephant has been hunted for it's ivory tusks to make medicine, this has caused the elephant to go onto the endangered species list. ...
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When he saw an elephant for the first time, he was fascinated and he stood up in front of the elephant when his parents were gone. Charlie Gray always feeds the elephants before going to bed, an elephant always sleep wake up, because otherwise the elephant will die of choking, because of his own weight. ... An elephant can walk twenty miles a day. Like the human, the elephants need free time to socialise, with the other elephants by going in a lack. ... Calvin, who is an elephant, loves to travel, like any other elephant. ...
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Shoong an elephant: master or slave?In the story "Shooting an Elephant," by George Orwell, the character finds himself at the mercy of a hooting crowd of Burmese villagers eager to see him shoot an elephant gone "must." ... The narrator knew that is was wrong to kill the elephant. ... He had procured an elephant gun just in case he might need it. ... He was force to kill the elephant from outside sources. ...
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It was later found on an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph that there was a symbol of an elephant named Abu, which was found to be the explanation of the elephants tusk. ... There are only two types of existing elephants today; they are the Asian and African elephants. These elephants are sadly shrinking in number however, one hundred years ago the elephant population was numbered in the millions. ... This elephant also has fingers at the end of its trunk, however unlike the Asian elephant there are two of them. ... The elephant's tusks are very important to their existence. ...
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The African Elephant and the Asian Elephant are two existing species of these enormous mammals. ... Inside these herds, female elephants form their own group with only nursing male elephants. ... These herds usually obtain a mature female elephant as a leader, and can average twenty to forty elephants with life spans reaching seventy years old. ... Since most mammals eventually adapt to their habitat and climate, African elephants and Asian elephants adapted by changing several of their physical features in contrasting ways.The African elephant is found in the Sub-Sahara of Africa, a warmer c...
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In "Shooting an Elephant," George Orwell finds himself in a difficultsituation involving an elephant. The fate of the elephant lies in his hands. ... Orwell compares the elephant to the huge BritishEmpire, and just as the elephant has lost control, he feels that when the whiteman turns tyrant it is his own freedom that he destroys . ... The readers havea sense that he did not have ill-intent to kill the elephant. ... Orwell so vividlydescribes the elephant's death, almost as it were giving him pain to watch. ...
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"The True meaning behind the Killing of the Elephant"An elephant has been shot and killed. ... In this situation, the killing of the elephant goes far behind self-defense and security. ... The elephant was simply going through a mini attack, which would not last long. Orwell knew right when he saw the elephant that he didn't have to shoot him. ... Shooting an Elephant." ...
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Ashley Montagu tells John Merrick's unusual story in the book that studies human dignity, The Elephant Man. The Elephant Man, an intriguing book that captures the heart of the spirit, is the story of a simple, yet unfortunate, man. ... So, because of his hideous looks, being displayed as half-man and half-elephant at a freak-show became normal. ... The Elephant Man, an intriguing and well-written book, also captures the true essence of John Merrick's life. ... The easy-to-follow writing style of Ashley Montagu makes The Elephant Man a more enjoyable book. ...
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He is the Elephant god, one of the most recognized symbols of Hinduism. He has the head of an elephant, the body of a pot-bellied man, and 4 human arms. ... They brought back an elephant head, and thus Ganesha was reborn with the head of an Elephant.From the Brahma Vaivarta Purana comes a second, less followed story, which is that after Ganesha's birth, all the gods and goddesses came to see the boy, and Lord Shani, the son of the Sun God, refused to look for fear of killing the boy. ... Vishu ran to a nearby riverbank and brought back an elephant's head, and attached it to the boy&#...
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Analysis of "Hills Like White Elephants""Hills like White Elephants" written by Ernest Hemingway is about an American man and a girl named Jig who are traveling throughout Spain together. ... Ernest Hemingway's "Hills like White Elephants" contains both internal and external conflicts. ... As readers our first clue to detecting tension between the two characters arises when Jig's tone changes from earnest to resentful during their conversation about ever seeing a white elephant. The first indication of the Americans attitude toward Jig is seen in the same conversation about the w...
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Hemmingway's "Hills Like White Elephants"Ernest Hemmingway's "Hills Like White Elephants" is not a story in the clasical sense with an introduction, a development of the story, and an end. ... This main topic can been seen from the title, where "Hills" refer to the shape of the pregnant belly, and "White Elephants" is an idiom that refers to useless or unwanted things. ... Hills Like White Elephants" is an interesting view at one couples strife in dealing with an issue that are faced by many couples, abortion. ...
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"Hills Like White Elephants" After I read the story "Hills Like White Elephants" a few times, the point of the story became a little more clear. ... When I first finished reading the story "Hills Like White Elephants" I was very unclear about many things. ... As for the title, "Hills Like White Elephants", that is how the woman explained the hills of the Spanish desert. Not only was it how she explained the hills, also a white elephant is something that is of no use to some people but could have a very significant use to another person. So what she meant when she said white elephant was tha...
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The story that my evaluation will be based on is Shooting an Elephant written in 1936. ... He wanted him to go do something about the loose elephant because the mahout (the keeper and driver of an elephant) was away and no one else could handle a situation such as this. The main character grabbed his 44 rifle and set out to find the elephant. The purpose of the gun was not to kill the elephant but to just scare it with the noise. ... Shooting an Elephant. ...
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Communication Issues and Conflicts in "Hills Like White Elephants," "Daisy Miller," and "Queer" The charaters in "Hills Like White Elephants," "Daisy Miller," and "Babylon Revisited" all communniacte with one another in very diffrent ways. ... "Hills Like White Elephants" is a very short story, but has just as much meaning as any short story that I have read. ... Unlike the woman in "Hills Like White Elephants", Elmer Cowley from "Queer" did not have problems expressing his feelings. ... There is a correlation here between this story and "Hills Like White Elephants." ...
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One day he encountered a situation involving an elephant that had gone "must." The elephant had ransacked parts of town and he had killed a coolie. Orwell was faced with a difficult decision when it came to dealing with the elephant. He had a gun that could kill the elephant, but in the beginning, he was only carrying it if the elephant turned on him. When he realized the elephant had calmed down, he decided not to shoot it. ...
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In his essay "Shooting an Elephant", George Orwell attempts to relay the inhumanity of imperialism. ... Upon finding the elephant, he rightly determines that it poses no present or future safety risk. ... The two dominant characters of the essay include the elephant and its executioner, a British officer. The executioner symbolizes the imperial country, and the elephant symbolizes the victim of imperialism. ... While it was clearly immoral to shoot the elephant, Orwell demonstrates in that he felt a lot of guilt over the incident. ...
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Hills Like White Elephants In the short story "Hills Like White Elephants" written by Ernest Hemingway, the two main characters find themselves in a moral dilemma. ... In looking out toward the barren side of the landscape, she sees a line of hills and comments, "They look like white elephants"(Pg.401). ... White elephants, in her view, mean that although you find it worthless, someone else might not. ...
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"Moving to the Girl's Side of 'Hills Like White Elephants.'" ... "The Bittersweet Taste of Absinthe: Hemingway's 'Hills Like White Elephants.'" ... "Hemingway's 'Hills Like White Elephants.'" ... "Hemingway's 'Hills Like White Elephants.'" ... "Hemingway's 'Hills Like White Elephants.'" ...
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Hills Like White Elephants In "Hills Like White Elephants" the author begins with a description of the place where the story develops; a rural town in Spain, where the two main characters, a man and a girl, are seated at a restaurant drinking beer as they wait for a train. While seated in the table the girl notices distant hills on the other side of the town, and instantly says that they look like White Elephants. ...
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Through his experience with a "renegade" elephant, Orwell explains why imperialism as a political system is so very flawed. ... Orwell is faced with the decision of whether or not to shoot the elephant. On one hand, the elephant is worth a lot more alive to its owner than dead. He also realizes that the recent aggressions of this particular elephant were most likely due to its mating instinct, and that at the moment the elephant is probably harmless. ... He must kill this elephant because he has no choice but to impress the people. ...
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In any story involving human interaction there is usually dialouge.In a short storyhowever , dialogue can take on even more significance- it can reveal the story's mainmessage or true theme intent.In Ernest Hemingway's " Hills Like white Elephants" dialogue makes up ninety percentof the story.The conversation between two characters- the man and the girl- containsnot only their feelings or attitudes, it introduces the subject, the source of the conflict." ... In the end reaching no path and she fakely replies : I'm fine"Symbolism is also seen through the title > Hemingway deliber...
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John Merrick, also known as "the elephant man", was a person who was born as an outcast of society. ... Treves saw right from the star was a human being not "the elephant man". ... Once everyone began to see that in John their views changed, they began to see John Merrick, not the "elephant man." ...
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Title "Hills Like White Elephants"Author: Earnest HemingwayPp. 248-251This story focuses in on a brief and casual; yet intimate conversation between a couple. ... In the same breath, Jig indicates the hills appeared as white elephants. All of these were a representation of Jig's fertility, and her consensus of not wanting to be alone if she decided to have this child or an unwanted 'White Elephant.' ... The title suggests the sacred yet isolated white elephants in which people of society rejects. ... The white elephants describe by Jig is a representation of an unwanted ite...
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Hills Like White Elephants reflects the power of men over women. ... The plot of Hills Like White Elephants clearly demonstrates the power of men over women. ... Character analysis hypotheses for "Hills Like White Elephants" In "Hills Like White Elephants," the American, although older, more literal-minded (as implied by Jig's comment to him about the white elephants) and supposedly more mature, actually seems more of a dreamer and idealist than his young lover, since he is the one who naively believes that they can return to the carefree lifestyle and love...
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In the story "Hills Like White Elephant" by Ernest Hemingway is about making choice in a relationship situation, about a girl who need to make important choice about whether to keep the pregnant child within her, or do abortion so her husband will be happy.In the story "Hills Like White Elephant" Ernest Hemingway introduce two characters to us, a girl named Jig, who is pregnant with a baby, and the American man who sounds like he is a carefree person and who loves to travel. ... I think Jig made a right decision, because I think the relationship between her and her husband is more important a...
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