Animal Farm by George Orwells

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Animal Farm Animal Farm was written by George Orwell, a British political novelist who loved to criticized governments and their abuse of power on their population. Animal Farm is a book that attacks the Communist Soviet Union, which is achieved through references to communist leaders. The story took place on a imaginary farm owned by Mr. Jones somewhere in England where a respected pig named Old Major assembled the farm animals to tell them about a dream he recently had in which all animals lived together in harmony without humans beings to oppress them. He taught them a song called “Beast of England” in which his dream is lyrically described. The animals greet Old Major visions with great enthusiasm. Unfortunately Old Major died three days later, but three young pigs named Snowball, Napoleon, and Squealer formulate his vision into a philosophy called animalism. After old major was buried the principles of animalism were painted on the side of the barn in gigantic white letters. At first, many of the animals find the principles of Animalism difficult to understand; as they have grown up believing that Mr. Jones is their proper master. Revolution would come soon as one day the farmer lost money in a lawsuit and becomes lazy and neglectful. One day, Mr. Jones goes on a drinking binge and forgets to feed the animals. Nearing starvation the cows break into the store shed and the animals begin to eat the grains. Mr. Jones and his men discovered the transgression and begin to
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