Similarities Between 1984 And Animal Farm

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In George Orwell’s Animal Farm and 1984 several connections of theme can be made as well as the mood. Common themes between the two passages is, manipulation, loyalty, and power corrupts.

Manipulation (propaganda) is a theme used in both Animal Farm and 1984. Propaganda is used several times in Animal Farm. One example of this would be Squealer. Because he is such an excellent speaker, he is often able to help the pigs get away from breaking the commandments. One time specifically, Squealer used the propaganda method "Plain folks" in order to convince the other animals that the pigs should keep all the apples and milk by saying that they put them in their mash just to stay healthy for the sake of the other animals as the pigs are the intelligent

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