Animal Farm, by George Orwell

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George Orwell’s work Animal Farm portrays human society and its blemishes. Although Orwell wrote the book to expose Communist Russia and its flawed ideology, the fairy story depicts the world and society as a whole. While the tale details the self-indulgence and greed that political leaders -- most commonly tyrants and dictators -- exploit, it also features inspirational figures and teachings. It describes the effects of propaganda and the danger of ignorance and naiveté. Animal Farm is a novel with a lesson about society and its dangers; it represents the cycle of revolutions, often started with noble intentions, and its consequences. Mr. Jones, the owner of Manor Farm, is a character who represents an idle, selfish individual who abuses…show more content…
Nevertheless, as is often seen in modern day politics, Napoleon doesn’t float ideas of his own or invest in his thoughts; instead, he demonizes his opponent and his plans, and throws dirt and fabrications to marginalize him. It is often the way narcissistic companies conduct business; rather than creating constructive alterations and modification, they often resort to oppressing the competition. Napoleon takes advantage of dogs, who were brainwashed since their youth that he is the supreme leader, to guard him and carry out his orders. It is the equivalent of people, often educated in a biased and discriminating way, that are used as tools to advance an individual’s agenda. They terrorize those who educate themselves, and stave off characters like Mollie who wants nothing more than freedom. Mollie depicts those jolly people who aren’t interested in political gridlocks and its effects, rather want freedom and liberty. Squealer, a talented pig who is capable of persuading the public, manipulates facts to paint the leader in a better light. It is corresponding to the propaganda ministers, spokespeople or lobbyists, which tyrants, political leaders or corporation chairmen use to whitewash their crimes and injustices to humanity. Minor changes to the commandments, analogous to tweaking a constitution or manipulating loopholes to serve the elite, change the principles and fundamentals of

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