Third, Orwell used sarcasm throughout the story to make readers maximize the situation of the prison. Sarcasm is a kind of particularly cutting irony. Generally, sarcasm is the taunting use of praise to mean its opposite- that is, to insult someone or something. He said “Six tall indian warders were guarding him and getting him ready for the gallows. Two of them stood by with rifles and fixed bayonets, while the others handcuffed him, passed a chain through his handcuffs and fixed it to their belts, and lashed his arms tight to his sides.” page 1 line 9~12In the past of the given sentence, The Hindu prisoner was a “puny wisp” of man. However, in this sentence, six tall indian warders are guarding the weak prisoner. This is the sarcasm in this sentence.