Animal Farm: Comparison to Communism

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In the book Animal Farm by George Orwell, a new “political party” is created by the members of their animalian society, which is not only comparable to Communism in theory but also in execution. This so-called political party goes by the name of Animalism; a name that is reminiscent of Communism due to the pronunciation. There is far more to Animalism than the name that brings the thought of Communism to mind. The idea of Animalism (the name would come later from a different source) was brought forth by one of the oldest and most respected members of the farm, Old Major. He relays his through a magnificent speech to the whole farm. Throughout his speech he speaks of a farm no longer controlled by humans and a world in which all…show more content…
Anyone that was discovered to be a continued supporter of Trotsky was violently purged from the country with little mercy. Stalin and Napoleon both have massive similarities between each other. They both had rivals whom they forcibly removed from their midst. Soon after the removal of their rival, they began using that particular person as a scapegoat for anything bad that went on within the country or farm. They also used force to remove those that were still followers of their rival even after their removal. Napoleon had dogs to protect him with unrestricted force. These dogs were first used to remove Snowball from the farm and not long after that became Napoleon’s constant companions. The dogs weren’t only for protecting Napoleon, but they were also used to strike fear into the other members of the farm. Stalin used a secret agency known as the KGB for his protection. They KGB were used to remove Trotsky from the country and then were used to purge those that were against Stalin from the country. They were used for more than protection, however. They were also used to strike fear in the population beneath Stalin. Both Stalin and Napoleon used a group to protect themselves. These groups were used for numerous things; among them were the removal of enemies to the leader and also the protection of the leader. These similarities can easily be seen. Animalism and Communism are extremely similar in a number of ways. Chief
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