Optimism And Hope In The French Revolution

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As the first verse of “Beasts of England,” which Old Major taught all the animals at the start of the revolution, these words help to instill in them the flames of rebellion. The optimistic nature of the song helped the animals remember the goals of their rebellion, and without this song to keep up morale, I don’t think the revolution would have worked as well as it did in the beginning, if at all. At multiple points in the story, these words give the animals strength and hope, allowing them to push through and endure the hardships of rebellion. Also, even though there were many reasons why this optimism and hope helped the animals, it was also the reason Napoleon was able to manipulate them so easily. No matter how badly the animals were
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