George Orwell 's Animal Farm

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Introduction In a perfect world, everybody is equal. People 's race, gender, culture, intelligence wouldn’t matter everyone would be the same. Sadly this is not a perfect world and in George Orwell 's novel Animal Farm he explores the reason total equality is nearly impossible to obtain. George Orwell was born Eric Arthur Blair on June 21, 1903 in Motihari, India to a British civil servant. He started to write at a young age publishing his first poem in a newspaper at the age of eleven. In 1911 he attended St, Cyprian’s boarding school on a partial scholarship, getting his first real taste of the english class system when he noticed how richer students were often treated better than the poorer ones. During his early school years he…show more content…
Jones who blindly shoots at the barn. Old Major dies only three nights after the meeting, three younger pigs—Snowball, Napoleon, and Squealer—formulate his main principles into a philosophy called Animalism. They hold secret meetings several days a week after Mr. Jones goes to bed to teach their new philosophy to the other animals on the farm. By the time June rolls around Mr.m Jones and his men have not been caring for the farm and animals as they should. All the animals are starving and a cow breaks down the door to the storage shed Mr. Jones and his men go to detain the animals but end up in a huge fight. The animals manage to defeat Mr. Jones, running him off the land. They rename the property Animal Farm and dedicate themselves to achieving Major’s dream. Although nothing good can last forever. Critical Evaluation This book is a simplified version of the rise of the USSR with the pig, Snowball, representing Leon Trotsky. Trotsky was a leader in the Russian Revolution and helped to win the the Russian civil war against the White army similar to snowball who was one of the main philosophers behind the ideals of Animalism and led the farm animals at the Battle of Cowshed against the humans who had come to reclaim the farm. Also both Trotsky and Snowball wish to spread the word about their revolution in order to help free other subjugated people or in the case of Snowball animals. Then there is the fact that both of their political opponents forced them

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