Essay on George Orwell's Animal Farm

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I personally thought animal farm was a really good book. It was a simple, easy to read story. The analysis of this book is pretty easy to figure out. Animal farm represents
Communism in Russia and it is just being retold in his book by farm animals. Every part of Joseph Sterling's rise to power is in this book. The Russian Revolution represents the animals overthrowing Mr. Jones. Old Major (a boar) gathers the animals of the manor farm together for a meeting in the barn. He tells all of them of the dream he had. That all animals lived together in a community with no humans to take control of them. He tells them that they must work towards this paradise and teaches them a song called "Beasts of England" in which his dram was described.
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At the meeting to vote on whether to build the windmill,
Snowball gives a passionate speech that seems to have won the day. But Napoleon gives a strange signal and nine attack dogs-the puppies Napoleon has been "educating"-burst in to the barn and attack Snowball, chasing him from the farm. Napoleon becomes the leader of Animal Farm, and declares that there will be no more meetings, from now on, the pigs will make all the decisions in private-for everyone's best interest. Napoleon changes his mind about the windmill, and the animals, especially Boxer, devote their efforts to completing it. After a storm one night, the windmill is found toppled. Them human farmers in the area declare smugly that the animals made the walls too thin, but Napoleon claims that Snowball returned to the farm to sabotage the windmill. He stages a great purge during which an animal found to be in Snowball's great conspiracy-meaning any animal who opposes Napoleon's uncontested leadership-is killed by the dogs. His leadership unquestioned (Boxer makes "Napoleon is always right" his second maxim), Napoleon begins to act more and more like a human being-sleeping in a bed, drinking whisky, and engaging in trade with neighboring farmers. His propagandist, the pig Squealer, justifies every action to the common animals, , convincing them that Napoleon is a great leader-this despite the fact that they are cold, hungry, overworked and miserable.

Mr. Frederick, a neighboring
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