The Hanging By George Orwell Rhetorical Analysis

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I believe he speaks of the puddle to show that the prisoner was a healthy, conscious man. This essay illustrates how immense of a thing it is to kill a human. How in a couple of minutes, with an abrupt snap, the prisoner would be gone - there would be one one less mind. You can see this in a couple of passages in the essay. You see it in Orwell's thought of the idea of taking another human's life. He discusses how foreign and wrong it is that the prisoner, could be walking along, and two minutes later, would be dead. He speaks of the wrongness of cutting a life short when it is in full tide. This essay made me think a lot. I really like how Orwell writes; It is very descriptive and made me feel almost as if I was in the room, witnessing
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