preview

Examples Of Allegory In Animal Farm By George Orwell

Decent Essays
The novella ‘Animal Farm’ by George Orwell, is an allegory, because while the pigs and dogs may have started out trying to make things better, they ended up making things worse then they had been before. Little hidden meanings, to show the negative aspect when taken too far. Some examples are: Manor Farm is allegorical of Russia, Mr Jones - the farmer, is Czar. Snowball, the pig is the intellect of the operation, the dogs in the barnyard are police squad. Boxer, the horse is your average Joe, or the working class. My take on this story's message, is in reference, to what I believe to be the most famous line in the entire story “ All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.” Basically stated, you have to be careful when you are trying to change things, otherwise you might become the thing you are trying to fight; communism in this setting, and that power manipulates for its own means.…show more content…
Pilkington's excellent and neighbourly speech”. Basically, rhetoric is used throughout Napoleon’s rise to power. Excluding the pigs, it is used to keep the animals from realizing the reality between what is actually happening, and what they want to happen. Squealer spreads the propaganda, as he is very articulate with his words. Another rhetorical tool used is the anthem “ Beasts of England”. Even in the beginning, the animals of Manor Farm were doomed. Passages stated in the anthem: ‘all must toil for freedom’s sake’, ‘golden future time’, though we die before it break’, bright will shine the fields of England’, Riches more than the can
Get Access