Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Animal Farm '

969 Words Dec 17th, 2015 4 Pages
Cory Hughes
English 4U
Ms. McDonald
December 17, 2015
The Downfall of Animalism in George Orwell’s Animal farm
The innovative dream of Animalism was not only to have a farm successfully run by animals, but to maintain a high level of living while still following certain rules to make all animals equal. In the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell, the farm run solely by animals fails due to Napoleon’s unwillingness to follow the rules of Animalism that he himself created. The original goal of Animalism was for all animals to be successful by simply following a set of rules and guideline for how to act. Napoleon causes Animalism to fail because of his inability to accept the rules that he thinks are inconvenient to him, his self-centered nature, the fact that he turned the farm into a dictatorship and that he uses violence to control the other animals.
Animalism was unsuccessful because of Napoleon inability to follow the rules that he thought to be an inconvenience to him then he would bend the rules for selfish reasons. Even at the start Napoleon broke the commandment that made it so all animals are equal. He took all the milk and the apples that were produced in the farm and he took them for the pigs saying that the pigs depended on these for survival and that it was in the best interest of the farm that they are to be consumed only by the pigs. Napoleon got the other animals to agree to this with them taking all the milk and apples by getting Squealer to tell them that they…
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