George Orwell 's Animal Farm

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What is freedom, is it a necessity, do we need it or do we just crave it? Freedom is defined in the dictionary as the state of being free or at liberty rather than in confinement or under physical restraint. Freedom is a concept that the animals in George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm crave. The animals of Animal Farm want freedom from their “dictator” Farmer Jones and the rest of humanity. Their problem is that Farmer Jones and humanity are still in power. With the bravery of two pigs, Napoleon and Snowball, the animals overthrow their human oppressors and free themselves from humanity. With his new freedom Napoleon craves power and expels Snowball. He becomes the dictator of Animal Farm and makes the farm a place where the animals are not free except for his fellow pigs. Ultimately the pigs become identical to Farmer Jones and his human rule. The most relevant literary elements in George Orwell 's novel Animal Farm are irony, personification, conflict, and the use of symbols. 4/5 Animal Farm is a very ironic novel. Try to strengthen your topic sentences: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2nOzN6DllY In the beginning Farmer Jones and humanity rule over the animals with harshness and cruelty. Irony is defined in the dictionary as a technique of indicating, as through character or plot development, an intention or attitude opposite to that which is actually or ostensibly stated. The irony becomes apparent later when Napoleon micims humanity’s cruelty. The animals want to

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