Animal Farm by George Orwell

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George Orwell's novel, Animal Farm, is regarding a large farm run by a man named Mr. Jones who tends to be drunk and constantly forgets about his animals well being. This leads to the animals revolting and running Mr. Jones off the Manor Farm, thus renaming it Animal Farm. Napoleon, a pig, soon takes charge and creates a society that not all the animals can agree on. After being in power for some time, Napoleon begins to have a harsh course of action and the animals are taken back by this. At the end of the book, Napoleon is seen sitting around the kitchen table arguing with other humans, and the it became apparent that the two were undistinguishable. Mollie, Benjamin, and Boxer are three characters who come to have entirely different views on how Animalism, the idea of rebelling against humans to acquire a utopian animal society, which was put in place by Napoleon. To start, Mollie, the white mare, thrives off human interacts and when the animals take over the farm, she finds herself desiring the aspect of people back in her life. While the animals are inventorying the farm after rebelling against Mr. Jones, Mollie was caught “holding [Mrs. Jones’ blue ribbon] against her shoulder” while looking admirably at herself in the mirror (Orwell 23). When the animals took over the farm, they all agreed that any sort of behavior portrayed to be of human characteristics was unacceptable. By the act of holding the ribbons against her shoulder, Mollie showed her desire to return to

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