This story by George Orwell is a about an execution in 1920s Burma. By describing only what happened during the hanging and not telling us the prisoner’s crime, Orwell cleverly supports his : that capital punishment, and indeed the taking of a human life under any circumstances, 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: 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