How Is Napoleon 's Tyranny The Same As Jones?

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Animal Farm Essay Outline
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How is Napoleon’s tyranny the same as Jones’?
The antagonist of the book ‘Animal Farm’, Napoleon was highly emphasized for his cruel tactics that he upheld against his fellow animals. He tortured and tormented them giving himself the title of a cruel leader. This sense of tyranny is why he resembles Mr.Jones the previous owner of Manor Farm. Similar to Mr.Jones, Napoleon has created a caste system in which he is the “farmer” and the rest of the animals are his “slaves”, he has shown that he only uses the animals for his own monetary gain, and that he uses fear and propaganda to control the rest of the animals. In this essay I will compare and contrast the two individuals.
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Napoleon upheld a sense of hierarchy in terms of the farm animals and their social rank. The pigs for example were ranked higher than the other animals with this informal segregation, Napoleon devised his own personal caste system.
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This hierarchy is visible when the pigs change the seventh commandment to all the animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.
“All the animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others. After that it did not seem strange when next day the pigs who were supervising the farm all carried whips in their trotters. (Orwell 90)
As exhibited in this quote Napoleon and the pigs have changed the last commandment to benefit them. They can now…
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