Animal Farm Analysis

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From the novel Animal Farm there is only one animal that can read and write. He is a pig and his name is Napoleon. As a result of his skill he feels that he has power and control over all animals that live on Animal Farm. In the same way The Doctor, from The Pearl, as well can read and write. In consideration of his ability of having more knowledge and being the only doctor in the town, The Doctor seems to think that the education he has gives him more power than anyone else. In The Pearl, The Doctor and in Animal Farm, Napoleon both show that they have power in numerous ways and that they are better than everyone else because of their hence understanding of education. In The Pearl written by John Steinbeck and in Animal Farm by George…show more content…
Squealer is under Napoleon’s command so he is instructed to do whatever Napoleon tells him to do. He was the one that changed the commands according to what Napoleon told him to change, but the animals are not aware of this. Napoleon doesn’t just have Squealer to spread his propaganda amongst the other animals. He has nine loyal attack dogs to intimidate the other animals and consolidate his power. “But a few days later Muriel, reading over the Seven Commandments to herself, noticed that there was yet another of them which the animals had remembered wrong. They had thought the Fifth Commandment was “‘No animal shall drink alcohol,’” but there were two words that they had forgotten. Actually the Commandment read: ‘“No animal shall drink alcohol to excess.”’Additionally the same thing happened with Clover. “Benjamin felt a nose nuzzling at his shoulder. He looked round. It was Clover. Her old eyes looked dimmer than ever. Without saying anything, she tugged gently at his mane and led him round to the end of the big barn, where the Seven Commandments were written. For a minute or two they stood gazing at the tarred wall with its white lettering. ‘“My sight is failing,’” she said finally. “‘Even when I was young I could not have read what was written there. But it appears to me that that wall looks different. Are the seven Commandments the same as they ied to be, Benjamin?”’ for once Benjamin consented to break his rule, and he read out

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