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The Failure Of Benjamin And George Orwell's Animal Farm

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Animal Farm, a political allegory, which is written by George Orwell talks about a group of animals who administrates the farm without any human beings. It reflects the failure of Russian Communism and the Russian revolution. The character Benjamin in Animal Farm is closely representative George Orwell. The reason that they are similar is that both of them were well-educated and aloof to society. They didn’t trust the new government after the revolution and kept suspicious opinions of it. They had courage and pointed out the evils of totalitarianism directly when the government wanted to hide the truth.
Benjamin and George Orwell were both intelligent and aloof to society. In Animal Farm, pigs found a reading and writing class. Most of the
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They didn’t trust the new government after the revolution and kept suspicious opinions of it. In animal farm, Benjamin did not think that the rebellion could improve their situations, which is quite different from other’s animals view that “Comrade Napoleon is always right”. When all the animals argued about the windmill, Benjamin was the only animal who did not side with either faction. He refused to believe either that food would become more plentiful or that the windmill would save work. When George Orwell was 18 years old, he went to Burma and worked as a British police officer. He, as a British, enjoyed these prerogatives to observe the trial, flogging and imprisonment. The experience of this stage gave him a calm and impersonal observation about the brutal side of human nature. He reflected on the totalitarian and because of that, he left the colonial police troop. They both kept suspicious opinion and questions to the new government. It is because they have already experienced a lot from their old country. Their experience made them felt confused about some of their new government’s policy. Otherwise, they still had justice and
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