Essay about Immortal Hopes of Animal Farm

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Immortal Hopes of Animal Farm Communism is supposed to be a system under which all property would be held in common. The dignity of the poor workers oppressed by capitalism would be restored, and all people would live as equals in communism. This book, Animal Farm by George Orwell is an amusing story of allegory of the early history of the Soviet Union. Orwell wanted to make political writing into an art and to harmonize political concerns with artistry. As he became inspired by the Russian Revolution he wanted to show how some governments would do almost anything it took to succeed the rest. The book itself has acquainted many by providing a basis to describe the problems of communism as it was once tried in Russia during the 20th…show more content…
The same happens as Orwell talks about the fact that the other farmers became suspicious and worried when their animals began to sing '"'Beasts of England'"' and they saw they were surviving as their government was working out. When an animal was caught humming the tune of '"'Beast of England'"' they were whipped or beaten. The same happened in other countries. For example there was a massive nationwide "Red Scare" in the United States in the twenties. During the 1950's in the U.S., Joseph McCarthy was, a legislative member of the government from Wisconsin, accused hundreds of people of supporting the Communist regime. The fear of communism became a phobia in America and anyone speaking out against the government was a suspect. The proletariat, or unskilled labor class in Russian society are represented by Boxer and Clover. This lower class is naturally drawn to Stalin (Napoleon) because it seems as though they will benefit most from his new system. Since Boxer and the other low intelligence animals can"'"t seem to remember the time before the Revolution, as a result they really can't compare Napoleon's government to the life they had before under the czars (Jones).Also, since usually the lowest class has the lowest intelligence, it is not difficult to persuade them into thinking they are getting a good deal like Squealer did many times to cover for Napoleon"'"s lies. The

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