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            George Orwell essays show absolute power corrupts and kills the basic idea of human beings as a social creature. Orwell displays political consciousness and anti fascism by presenting the wreck of human lives when they are ruled under a colonial and dictatorial government. The author offers a political and social doctrine that can be seen in his stories where he sought out personal experiences in his work. His experiences inform his reader of his disdain of an imperialistic government. .
             Orwell's writings reveal his prejudices towards the British government and he proclaim its merciless ruling of the colonies. Essentially, he has his eyes open to imperialism and its effect on people. As a policeman, he was a part of the empire's apparatus of oppression, and the essay ""A Hanging"" demonstrates Orwell's disgust in racism and in the British political ruling. Orwell was sickened with the fact that people were treated as though as they were objects. The prisoners, who were non-white, did not receive the treatment that human beings were entitled of. They were placed in diminutive cells that measure about ten by ten where the only privilege they obtained was a plank bed and a pot to drink. Orwell compassionately announce, "We were waiting outside the condemned cells, a row of sheds fronted with double bars, like small animal cages"" (41). Furthermore, when a prisoner have not yet meet its maker, the rest of the captives were not permitted to eat breakfast. .
             In this period of imperialism, life is never treasured and regarded as precious and this is very true, especially with the non-whites. In "A Hanging,"" when the Hindu man had just been executed, the white colonists laughed at the fact that the dead man pissed when he knew his appeal had been dismissed (44). The white officers even joked and laughed in knowing that a convict becomes obstinately disobedient when the doctor tried to pull the captive's leg to ensure death (44-45).


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