Animal Farm Napoleon Stalin

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aniRonald Benitez Ms. Lara English 2 01/16/2013 Have you ever heard about the Russian Revolution and other important events of Russia? George Orwell, amazing author, published a novel in 1947, called Animal Farm, that intelligently satirized animals in a farm to the events that occurred during the Russian Revolution and the events surrounding the Russian Revolution. Through the character Napoleon and his use of terror and propaganda on the citizens of the Animal Farm, George Orwell castigates mad dictator Joseph Stalin and his reign on Russia. The main character in Animal Farm, Napoleon, had many interesting traits but as the story progresses he evolves into a different character. In the beginning of the novel, Napoleon is not much…show more content…
In chapter 9 Boxer dies working and he was a hard worker. Boxer believed everything that napoleon said was good so his main mottoes were “I will work harder” and “Comrade napoleon is always right.” Because these mottoes served Napoleon good, Napoleon decided to tell the animals to adapt Boxer's mottoes and they did because they wanted to be as good as Boxer was. There are more examples of propaganda used in Animal Farm and it is one of the biggest techniques used by Napoleon to gain power in the Animal Farm. Joseph Stalin, the leader of Russia during the Russian revolution, and Napoleon, head of the Animal Farm, have a more association than any other character in Animal Farm or historical political figure. Napoleon and Stalin share character traits like intelligence, leadership, and devotion. Napoleon had many followers on the Animal Farm just as Stalin had devoted followers that admired him. Napoleon and Stalin, however, did not make everyone happy. The enemy that Stalin had to deal during the Revolution was Leon Trotsky. Trotsky disapproved of what Stalin was doing with Russia and it's citizens. In Animal Farm, Napoleon had to deal with Snowball. Joseph Stalin was a big supporter of communism and Napoleon had similar beliefs but the government was called Animalism. With many similarities, these two figures were not the exact same but the author, George Orwell, created Napoleon in Stalin's image. George Orwell used animals to
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