This story by George Orwell is a about an in 1920s Burma. By describing only what happened during the hanging and not telling us the prisoner’s crime, Orwell cleverly supports his : that , and indeed the taking of a human life under any s, is wrong.
(n: narrative essay) A story about something that happened in the past (often a real event in the life of the author) that includes and supports a thesis [an opinion that the author wishes to discuss or prove].
(n: execution, noncount) 1. The act of killing someone, especially as punishment for a crime. The murderer is in prison awaiting execution. 2. The act of doing or performing something. Her ideas were brilliant, but her execution of them was sloppy. 5000
(n: thesis pl theses) 1. An opinion that someone wishes to discuss or prove. New evidence supports his thesis. (หลักฐาน ข้อเสนอสนับสนุนการสรุปสมมติฐาน) 2. A long piece of writing on a particular subject that is done to earn a degree at a university. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the effects of global warming. (วิทยานิพนธ์) 6000
(n: capital punishment, noncount) Punishment by death; the practice of killing people as punishment for serious crimes.
(n: circumstance pl circumstances) 1. A condition or fact that affects a situation or event. I can't imagine a circumstance in/under which I would do that. 2. (plural) The way something happens; the specific details of an event. The circumstances of his death were unusual. 3. (plural) The conditions in which someone lives. Their circumstances changed after she lost her job. 2000